Recognizing Greatness

MU Faculty Honored for Service & Achievements
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Jordan Yount
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College of Arts & Science
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Campus

MU Chancellor Alexander Cartwright and Provost Garnett Stokes recognized members of the faculty who have served the university for 25 years and announced a number of awards during a gala at the Reynolds Alumni Center Oct. 24. Four faculty members were named Curators’ Professors, the university’s highest and most prestigious rank, including three from the College of Arts and Science:

  • Juanamaría Cordones-Cook, Romance Languages and Literatures
  • David Singh, Physics and Astronomy
  • Anand Prahlad, English

Chancellor Cartwright announced five UM System Awards at the ceremony, including the President’s Award for Excellence—Early Career for Associate Professor of Chemistry Justin Walensky.

Cartwright and Stokes also recognized a number of individuals who received MU Faculty Awards, including:

  • J. Chris Pires, Biological Sciences, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Research & Creative Activity in Biological Sciences
  • Noah Heringman, English, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Faculty Research & Creative Activity in Humanities & Performing Arts
  • Rebecca Meisenbach, Communication, Provost’s Award for Leadership in International Education
  • Alice Dade, School of Music, Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award
  • Haojing Yan, Physics and Astronomy, Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award
  • Matthew Farmer, Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Provost’s Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award

The chancellor and provost also recognized MU faculty members who have completed 25 years of service to the university, including:

  • Ann Bettencourt, Psychological Sciences
  • Bede Clark, Art
  • Jay Dow, Political Science
  • Kent Gates, Chemistry
  • Robin Hurst, Biological Sciences
  • Yuri Latushkin, Mathematics
  • Trudy Lewis, English
  • Mian Liu, Geological Sciences
  • Kimberly McCaffrey, English
  • Paul Miceli, Physics and Astronomy
  • Jo Stealey, Art
  • Dongchu Sun, Statistics
  • Shuguang Wang, Mathematics

Congratulations to all of the award recipients, and thank you for your service to the University of Missouri!

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