The University’s Faculty Awards were presented on Tuesday, May 9, at the Faculty Awards Dinner, with the following results:
- The James Culligan Award, established in 1953 in memory of a dedicated servant of the University and presented annually to a faculty member in recognition of distinguished service, was presented to Terry Favero, biology (pictured). Winners of the Culligan Award wear the medal with their academic regalia, as a sign of the University’s highest faculty honor.
- The Deans’ Award for Faculty Leadership, presented annually to a tenured faculty member who exemplifies, in an extraordinary way, the qualities of teaching and scholarship described in the University’s Articles of Administration for appointment, advancement in rank, and tenure, was presented to Tisha Morrell, education.
- The Outstanding Teaching Award, presented annually by the University’s Committee on Teaching and Scholarship to a faculty member who is a particular exemplar of the University’s commitment to superb teaching, was presented to Molly Hiro, English.
- The Outstanding Scholarship Award, presented annually by the University’s Committee on Teaching and Scholarship to a faculty member who presents unusually significant and meritorious achievement in professional scholarship during the past two academic years, and whose work substantively enhances the effectiveness of his or her classroom teaching, was presented to Maximilian Schlosshauer, physics.
- The inaugural Faculty Award for Outstanding Service, presented annually by the Committee on Committees to a faculty member “who engages in creative service work that transforms not only local communities but also those afar and acknowledges distinguished contributions that express the University’s commitment to responding to the needs of the world,” was presented to Alice Gates, sociology and social work.
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Everyone is invited to the Physics Seminar on Monday, November 18, at 4:30 p.m., in Franz 231, according to Maximilian Schlosshauer, physics. The speaker will be physicist Michael Zwolak from Oregon State University, who will be talking about “Rapid DNA sequencing via transverse electronic transport.” Zwolak will discuss a new sequencing method that not only could have important impact in medicine and biology, but also serves as a test bed for studying open scientific issues in the relatively unexplored area at the interface between solids, liquids, and biomolecules at the nanometer scale. Snacks and tea will be served. For questions, contact Schlosshauer at email@example.com or 7263.
The next Physics Seminar will be held on Monday, November 4, at 4:30 p.m., in Franz Hall room 231, according to Maximilian Schlosshauer, physics. The speaker will be physicist and astronomer Scott Fisher from the University of Oregon, who will present “On the Precipice: A Forward Look for Astronomy at the University of Oregon.” Besides his own research, Fisher will discuss a proposed remote observing center that will connect the University of Oregon (and potentially UP) to many of the largest telescope facilities in the world. Snacks and tea will be served. For questions, contact Schlosshauer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 7263.