News Digest

2014 Distinguished University Professors

The title of Distinguished University Professor was recently conferred on seven faculty members. Please join us in congratulating:

  • Inderjit Chopra, Aerospace Engineering
  • James Drake, Physics
  • Sylvester James Gates, Physics
  • Jeffrey C. Herf, History
  • Christopher Jarzynski, Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • Ingmar Prucha, Economics
  • Dianne P. O’Leary, Computer Science

2014-15 Distinguished Scholar Teachers

The Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award honors senior faculty who combine outstanding scholarly accomplishment with excellence in teaching. Please join us in congratulating:

  • Jonathan Auerbach, English
  • Jude Cassidy, Psychology
  • Gilad Chen, Smith School of Business
  • Sarah Eno, Physics
  • Reza Ghodssi, Electrical and Computer Engineering / ISR
  • Alan Jay Kaufman, Geology


The Graduate School is now accepting applications for faculty Research and Scholarship Awards (RASA) and Creative and Performing Arts Awards (CAPAA) for Summer 2015 and Academic Year 2015-16. Award guidelines, instructions, and deadline information for each award may be found here.