This year Professor Marc Bellemare received both the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education, and the Distinguished McKnight University Professorship.
The Graduate and Professional award was established in 1999 to recognize contributions to graduate and professional education. Recipients are chosen for excellence in instruction; involvement of students in research, scholarship, and professional development; development of instructional programs; and advising and mentoring of students.
The Distinguished McKnight University Professorship program recognizes outstanding faculty members who have recently achieved full professor status.
Jason Kerwin received the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship.
The goal of the McKnight Land-Grant Professorship program is to advance the careers of new assistant professors at a crucial point in their professional lives.