Distinguished University Professors

  1. 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.

  2. 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.”

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. June 21, 2018

    Five faculty members appointed Distinguished University Professors

    Five faculty members from LSA, the College of Engineering and the Medical School have received one of the university’s top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

  6. February 19, 2018

    Thomas to address Detroit’s experience planning the ‘good city’

    June Manning Thomas will speak on “Critical Needs in Planning the ‘Good City’: Lessons from Detroit,” in her Distinguished University Professor lecture.

  7. February 5, 2018

    Hero will illustrate common thread of complex networks

    Just as we can better understand a complex, historical event through multiple points of view, the relationships between signals at nodes of a network can be used to create a clearer picture of a complicated network.

  8. January 31, 2018

    2018 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 this year about their work, starting Thursday.

  9. January 22, 2018

    LSA professor to explain why the brain wants what it wants

    In his upcoming Distinguished University Professor lecture, LSA professor Kent Berridge will take listeners on a journey through the brain’s reward system.

  10. November 13, 2017

    Robert Griess to discuss mathematics, sporadic simple groups

    Robert Griess, professor of mathematics, will deliver his Distinguished University Professorship lecture, “The sporadic simple groups: 26 characters in search of an oracle.”