Distinguished University Professors

  1. July 16, 2020

    Regents approve five Distinguished University Professors

    Faculty members Nicholas Kotov, Arthur Lupia, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar, Lutgarde M. Raskin and Donald R. Zak have received one of U-M’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

  2. January 20, 2020

    Distinguished University Professors to present lectures Jan. 28

    Three faculty members who have received one of U-M’s highest honors will discuss their work and answer audience questions during the upcoming Distinguished University Professorship Event.

  3. July 18, 2019

    Six faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

    Six faculty members — John Z. Ayanian, Paul N. Courant, Judith T. Irvine, Earl Lewis, Anna Suk-Fong Lok and Scott E. Page — have been appointed Distinguished University Professors.

  4. February 18, 2019

    Mark Hunter to show how animals use pharmaceuticals in plants

    In his Distinguished University Professor lecture Tuesday, Mark Hunter will explain how animals, like humans, use the natural pharmaceuticals in plants.

  5. February 4, 2019

    Sanford to explain new ways to make molecules

    In her upcoming Distinguished University Professor lecture, Melanie Sanford will focus on a key aspect of her team’s research, the development of new ways to form carbon-fluorine bonds.

  6. January 30, 2019

    SMTD professor Martin Katz to explore the art of accompaniment

    Dubbed the “dean of accompanists” by the Los Angeles Times, Martin Katz will discuss and demonstrate his techniques as a renowned collaborative pianist during his Distinguished University Professor lecture.

  7. January 28, 2019

    Sally Camper to lecture on value of mouse genetics

    Sally Camper will discuss major contributions that mouse geneticists have made to the understanding of genetics during the last century at her Distinguished University Professor lecture.

  8. November 13, 2018

    Pharmacy professor to address carbon dioxide’s bad image

    In his Distinguished University Professor lecture, Gordon L. Amidon will explore carbon dioxide from many angles in his talk, “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.”

  9. November 12, 2018

    LSA’s Herbert to detail archeological excavation in northern Israel

    Sharon Herbert will present her Distinguished University Professor lecture, “Snowflakes and Quicksand: A Survey of Hellenistic Sealing Practices,” at 4 p.m. today in Rackham Amphitheatre.

  10. October 29, 2018

    LSA professor to examine the early history of ‘normality’

    Valerie J. Traub, the Adrienne Rich Distinguished University Professor of English and Women’s Studies, will deliver her Distinguished University Professor lecture.