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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)

Chandler Earns Early Career Award for Ovarian Cancer Research

Monday, February 27, 2017
Ronald Chandler, assistant professor in the College of Human Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology

Ronald Chandler, assistant professor in the College of Human Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, has received a 2017 Liz Tilberis Early Career Award from the…

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MSU’s Fitzpatrick Receives Young Investigators Award

Friday, February 17, 2017
Sarah Fitzpatrick

Sarah Fitzpatrick, Michigan State University assistant professor of integrative biology, joins a distinguished group of scientists who have won the American Society of Naturalist’s Jasper Loftus-Hills Young Investigators…

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MSU’s Lenski Wins Friend of Darwin Award

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Richard Lenski

Richard Lenski, Michigan State University John Hannah Distinguished Professor and evolutionary biologist renowned for his E. coli Long-Term Experimental Evolution Project, has received a 2017 Friend of Darwin…

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Given to be Named Fellow by American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Michigan State University’s Barbara Given, a University Distinguished Professor and associate dean for research in the College of Nursing, will be inducted as a Fellow in the American Psychosocial Oncology…

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Zhong Elected Fellow of American Meteorological Society

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Sharon Zhong

Sharon Zhong, professor in the Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences at Michigan State University, has recently been elected as a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society…

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MSU’s Dye Named a Fellow in National Academy of Inventors

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
James L. Dye

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has named James L. Dye, University Distinguished Professor Emeritus of chemistry, an NAI Fellow. He was recognized for having “demonstrated a highly prolific…

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MSU’s Zipkin Named Early Career Fellow

Monday, February 6, 2017
EliseZipkin

Elise Zipkin (photo above, right), an MSU assistant professor of integrative biology, has been named a 2017 Early Career Fellow of the Ecological Society of America. Zipkin is one…

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Qi wins 2017 Brimacombe Medal for Li-Ion Battery Work

Friday, January 27, 2017
Yue Qi

Yue Qi of Michigan State University has been awarded a national 2017 Brimacombe Medal from The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) for significant contributions in multidisciplinary computational materials…

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Alonzo Receives Presidential Science Award

Monday, January 23, 2017
Erickson Hall, home to the College of Education

Associate Professor Alicia Alonzo was among those who recently received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) from President Barack Obama. Alonzo’s award was announced—along…

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Two MSU Business Professors Named Fulbright Scholars

Monday, January 16, 2017
Anand Nair and Srinivas Talluri

Two Michigan State University professors from the Department of Supply Chain Management in the Eli Broad College of Business have received awards from the Fulbright Program, which provides…

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