Honors & Awards

Distinguished Scholar Award

Recognizes outstanding mid-career faculty who are both leading experts in their field and highly valued contributors to the teaching, research, and outreach missions of the University of Arizona.

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Regents Professor

The designation of Regents Professor is an honored position reserved for faculty scholars of exceptional ability who have achieved national and international distinction.

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Honorary Degrees

Honorary degrees recognize distinguished contributions to the University, the State, the Nation, or the world and are awarded at commencement.

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University Distinguished Professors

Those honored have demonstrated throughout their careers that they have made a difference in student lives.

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University Distinguished Outreach Faculty

This award recognizes faculty who have made outstanding contributions to outreach at The University of Arizona, in the State of Arizona and the nation.

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UA Teaching Awards

UA Teaching Awards recognize outstanding teaching achievement.

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UA Academic Leadership Institute

The UA Academic Leadership Institute was established in 2010 with funding from a private donor to enhance and diversify the University's leadership capacity. The Institute is open to faculty and shared governance leaders, academic and Administrative department heads, associate and assistant deans, and individuals identified as emerging leaders.

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Faculty Honors & Awards

UA faculty are globally recognized for their leadership, scholarship and service by world-renowned academic societies and programs. Here is a listing of our national and international program awards, and our University of Arizona awards and honors recipients, including Regents' Professors.

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