Faculty Award

Roger Fu receives 2020 AGU William Gilbert award

October 1, 2020
Please join us in congratulating Roger Fu, who received this year's William Gilbert award from the American Geophysical Union. This award is "given annually to one honoree in recognition of outstanding and unselfish work in magnetism of Earth materials and of the Earth and planets, including geomagnetism, paleomagnetism, and electromagnetism". A full list of this year's AGU awardees can be found ... Read more about Roger Fu receives 2020 AGU William Gilbert award

John Holdren Awarded Japan's Order of the Rising Sun Gold and Silver Star

May 22, 2019

Please join us in extending congratulations to John Holdren, who has been awarded the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, by the nation of Japan recognizing his work with them during the Obama administration. Quoting the Orders of the Rising Sun cabinet office, "The order is awarded to those who have made distinguished achievements in international relations, promotion of Japanese culture, advancements in their field, development in welfare or ...

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Jim McCarthy Awarded the 2018 Tyler Prize

February 7, 2018
Please join us in congratulating Jim McCarthy as a recipient of the 2018 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.  Quoting from the Tyler website "Established in 1973 by the late John and Alice Tyler, the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement is one of the first international premier environmental awards. This global environmental prize recognizes individuals who have contributed in an outstanding manner to the scientific knowledge and public leadership to preserve and enhance the environment of the... Read more about Jim McCarthy Awarded the 2018 Tyler Prize
Jerry Mitrovica to Receive the 2015 GSA Day Medal

Jerry Mitrovica to Receive the 2015 GSA Day Medal

June 5, 2015

Please join us in congratulating Jerry Mitrovica who will be awarded the Geological Society of America's 2015 Day Medal. Quoting from the GSA website; "The Arthur L. Day Medal was established in 1948 through a donation by Arthur L. Day, Founding Director of the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. It is awarded annually, or less frequently at the discretion of the Council, to recognize outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research....

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University of Chicago Honors Andy Knoll

June 16, 2014

Please join us in congratulating Professor Andy Knoll who was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Chicago at their convocation on June 14th.

Quoting for the University's web page "The University’s approach to awarding honorary degrees, however, is unique in that the University does not honor actors, ambassadors, presidents or monarchs unless they meet stringent requirements for scholarship. The University traditionally awards honorary degrees to individuals who have made significant contributions to their fields of study or in service to the University, in the case...

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