The research, scholarship, and creative activity of past and present faculty at the University have long been recognized both nationally and internationally with prestigious awards, including the Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, national academies inductees.
Additionally, the University of Minnesota recognizes and rewards its faculty for their vital role and outstanding contributions to the University’s teaching, research, and outreach missions through a number of programs, including Regents Professors, McKnight Distinguished Professors, McKnight Presidential Chairs, Morse-Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teachers, and the Outstanding Graduate and Professional Teachers.
Nobel Prize winners are those who, at any time in their careers, spent time at the University of Minnesota as faculty or students. For other faculty awards, the recipient has been employed at the University at the time of the award.
National and International Awards