Six faculty and staff earn college awards

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The College of Arts and Sciences annually honors faculty and staff who advance the mission of the university in teaching, research, and service. Six faculty and staff are being recognized with college awards.

CAS Engagement Award

Recognizes people or units involved in exemplary engagement activities that have an impact beyond the university. 

  • Saravanan Raju, research scientist, computer science and engineering

College Outstanding Research and Creative Activity (ORCA) Award

Recognizes significant research and creative accomplishments of university faculty in the last five years. 

  • Rebecca Lai, associate professor, chemistry
  • Philip Schwadel, professor, sociology
  • Jay Storz, Willa Cather Professor of Biological Sciences, biological sciences
  • Adrian Wisnicki, associate professor, English

Hazel R. McClymont Distinguished Teaching Fellow Award

Honors exemplary teaching, based on four criteria. 

  • Joy Castro, Willa Cather Professor of English and Ethnic Studies, English and ethnic studies

Visit our Recognition web page to find out more.