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Faculty Awards

National and international faculty awards are an important component of institutional reputation. Each year, Michigan State University faculty members earn a variety of honors for their scholarly contributions. Some receive prizes and awards from learned societies or government agencies for specific work or career contributions. Others are elected to fellowship in major learned societies as listed below. A selection of background stories follows the lists.

National Academy of Sciences (NAS)

National Academy of Education (NAEd)

National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

American Academy of Arts & Sciences

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

Visit the MSU Honored Faculty website to read about MSU Endowed Chairs and Faculty as well as MSU Foundation Professors.

MSU Philosopher Whyte Given 2015 Bunyan Bryant Award

Thursday, October 15, 2015
Kylie Whyte

Kyle Whyte, the Timnick Chair in the Humanities in the Department of Philosophy at MSU’s College of Arts & Letters, was awarded the 2015 Bunyan Bryant award for…

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MSU Entomologist Among First Named Mozilla Fellows

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
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Michigan State University entomologist Christie Bahlai has been selected as one of the first Mozilla Fellows for Science. The four fellows selected represent a change in the process of scientific…

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MSU’s Lunt Awarded National Sustainable Energy Fellowship

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Richard Lunt

MSU College of Engineering assistant professor Richard Lunt has been awarded the 2015 Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship, a national prize from the American Physical Society supporting research in…

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Mathematician Volberg Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Sasha Volberg

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of mathematics Alexander (Sasha) Volberg has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Volberg’s considerable achievements in the field of…

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Microbiologist Manning Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Shannon Manning

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of microbiology and molecular genetics Shannon Manning has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. She is also an AgBioResearch scientist. “This award recognizes…

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Plant Scientist Brandizzi Named MSU Foundation Professor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Frederica Brandizzi

Michigan State University (MSU) professor of plant science Federica Brandizzi has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Brandizzi’s internationally renowned research for the MSU-Department…

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MSU’s Campbell Honored for Research on Sexual Violence

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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Michigan State University psychology professor Rebecca Campbell has been honored again for her groundbreaking research on violence against women. End Violence Against Women International said Campbell will receive…

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‘Well-Being’ Psychologist Lucas Named MSU Foundation Professor

Tuesday, September 1, 2015
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Michigan State University (MSU) professor of psychology Richard Lucas has been named an MSU Foundation Professor. “This award recognizes Professor Lucas’s highly respected research as well as his…

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Voice/Speech Disorders Pioneer Named MSU Foundation Professor

Monday, August 31, 2015
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Dimitar Deliyski, a pioneer and international leader in the field of voice and speech disorders, has been awarded the designation of MSU Foundation Professor, the first for the…

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MSU Discoveries Support Future Research

Monday, August 31, 2015
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When MSU-based biophysicist Barnett Rosenberg and his team of researchers made the observations that led to the development of cisplatin and carboplatin as anti-cancer drugs in the 1970’s,…

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