The American Society for Engineering Education’s magazine recently cited University of Virginia chemical engineer Kyle Lampe for his mentorship of students in the classroom and in the laboratory.
The University earns a gold medal for sustainability, Curry School ranking, a law professor is appointed to a major federal oversight committee and a media studies professor’s book on the film industry takes home two awards.
Six UVA faculty members across five different schools were recognized at a banquet at the foundation, where they received awards totaling $35,000.
Three of the University of Virginia’s top researchers – biochemist Ed Egelman, cardiovascular surgeon and scientist Dr. Irving Kron, and infectious disease investigator William Petri – are being recognized by the University as 2016 Distinguished Scientists.
Science, one of the world’s most prestigious scientific journals, has selected 10 finalists for the year’s biggest scientific breakthrough, and the University of Virginia has taken two spots on the list.
The University of Virginia and the Thomas Jefferson Foundation at Monticello will present their highest honors, the 2015 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medals in Architecture, Law and Citizen Leadership to: Herman Hertzberger, The Honorable Joan E. Donoghue, and U.S. Rep. John Lewis.