Awards

The Office of the President — in collaboration with the Offices of Government Relations and Research — and the Regents of the University of Michigan sponsor several awards that honor faculty initiative and dedication in the vital sphere of public engagement and impact.

President’s Awards


President’s Award for National and State Leadership

In keeping with the president’s emphasis on the University of Michigan’s public roles and obligations, and in alignment with U-M’s original mission and ambitions for its third century, the President’s Award for National and State Leadership honors individuals who have provided sustained, dedicated and influential leadership and service in major national or state capacities.

Nominate a faculty member.

  • 2017 Winner

    James S. Jackson

    LSA; School of Public Health Psychology; Health Behavior and Health Education
  • 2017 Winner

    Ella Atkins

    College of Engineering; Aerospace Engineering

President’s Award for Public Impact

The President’s Award for Public Impact recognizes individuals who have offered their academic research and expertise in tangible service of a major public sector challenge, at the local, state, national or international level. Award recipients will have combatted such threats in direct response to immediate and pressing issues in cooperation with other actors, both governmental and non-governmental.

Nominate a faculty member.

 

Regents’ Award


Regents’ Award for distinguished public service

At the recommendation of the Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs, U-M’s governing body has established the Regents’ Award for Distinguished Public Service to honor extraordinary distinction by members of the faculty. The award recognizes public service activities that relate closely to teaching and research and reflect professional and academic expertise in local, state, national or international arenas.

The deadline for the Regents’ Award nominations is May 1. Nominate a faculty member.

  • 2016 Winner

    Khaled Mattawa

    LSA, Department of English Language and Literature
  • 2015 Winner

    Ashley Lucas

    School of Theatre, Music & Dance
  • 2015 Winner

    Matthew Davis

    School of Medicine & Ford School of Public Policy

All Regents’ Award Winners