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• Marvin D. Loflin was a recipient of a 1998 Friendship Award bestowed by the Chinese government on foreign nationals who have made contributions to the advancement of the Chinese nation; it is the highest award given to foreigners by the People’s Republic of China. As former dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado at Denver, and in cooperation with China Agricultural University in Beijing, he established the International College of Beijing. He received the award for this effort. Brother Loflin is a member of the Golden Ward, Golden Colorado Stake.