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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)

NSF CAREER Award for Study of Technology Use in Kenya

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Susan Wyche

Department of Media and Information Assistant Professor Susan Wyche has been awarded a National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development award, the foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty…

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Honoring Literary Neuroscience

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Researcher Natalie Phillips

Natalie Phillips, assistant professor of English at Michigan State University, has been awarded a Digital Innovation Fellowship by the American Council of Learned Societies.One of only seven scholars…

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$2 Million Endowment Ensures Ongoing Success in Humanities

Friday, January 23, 2015

Kyle Whyte, a leading researcher and authority in the ethical and political issues surrounding climate policy and indigenous peoples, has been named as the inaugural Timnick Chair in…

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Three MSU Scientists Named AAAS Fellows

Monday, November 24, 2014

Three Michigan State University scientists were recently named AAAS Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This national recognition is awarded to researchers for their…

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Thomas Hamann Invested as Dye Chair in Materials Chemistry

Monday, September 8, 2014

Dr. Thomas Hamann was recently invested as the James L. Dye Endowed Chair of Materials Chemistry. In this video, Dr. Hamann describes an overview of his research interests…

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Thomas Glasmacher Named AAAS Fellow

Monday, November 25, 2013

Thomas Glasmacher, a Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of physics and astronomy, has been named a AAAS Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science. This…

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