April 17, 2021

Distinguished University Professors

  1. November 6, 2017

    Sarah Thomason will speak on world’s vanishing languages

    Sarah Thomason will discuss endangered languages around the world, and the potential impact of their loss, during her Distinguished University Professorship lecture Tuesday.

  2. October 30, 2017

    Newman will detail history, developments in network theory

    Mark Newman will explore the “Small Number Effect” when he delivers his lecture as the Anatol Rapoport Distinguished University Professor of Physics.

  3. May 18, 2017

    Seven faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

    Gordon Amidon Charles Brooks John Carethers ‚Äč Mark Hunter Martin Katz Sidonie Smith Ralph Yang Seven faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors. The Board of Regents approved the appointments on Thursday. They are effective Sept. 1. Recently appointed DUPs are invited to give an inaugural…
  4. April 10, 2017

    Joel Blum will consider the two faces of mercury in lecture

    LSA Professor Joel D. Blum will explore various aspects of the toxic metal mercury in his inaugural Distinguished University Professor lecture, “Mesmerized by Mercury: From History to Health.”

  5. March 24, 2017

    Polverini lecture looks at a career in research, academics, practice

    Peter Polverini will describe how his work as a scientist and dean inspired his vision of an integrated, personalized health care environment for dental patients in his Distinguished University Professor lecture.

  6. March 23, 2017

    Omenn lecture to focus on bridging science and policy world

    Gilbert S. Omenn will reflect on a career spent straddling the worlds of science, medicine and policy when he delivers a Distinguished University Professor lecture Tuesday.

  7. January 23, 2017

    Stephen Forrest to discuss the advent of a new light source

    Flexible, lightweight and economical with energy: organic light emitting diodes are making it out of the lab and into the marketplace, and Stephen Forrest has been a major driver of that progress.

  8. January 23, 2017

    Lectures set for seven Distinguished University Professors

    Seven faculty members who have received one of the university’s top honors will offer Distinguished University Professor lectures about their work starting Thursday.

  9. May 19, 2016

    Nine faculty members named Distinguished University Professors

    Nine faculty members have received one of the university’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors. The appointments, approved by the Board of Regents, are effective Sept. 1.

  10. April 1, 2016

    Susan Gelman to talk on how humans glean knowledge

    Susan Gelman, professor of psychology and linguistics, will deliver her Distinguished University Professor lecture, “The Non-Obvious Foundations of Human Thought,” at 4 p.m. Monday.