Awards & Laurels

Students Rave About Centralized Advising Center

February 11, 2015
A one-year-old student advising center has been a smash success for the College of Biological Sciences, student surveys show, with respondents reporting strong appreciation for a centralized location to receive academic guidance and support.

Horwitz Receives AAAS Lifetime Mentor Award

March 02, 2015
Barbara Horwitz, a distinguished professor of neurobiology, physiology and behavior, has received the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Horwitz Donates AAAS Award Proceeds to NPB Undergrad Research

March 03, 2015

Barbara Horwitz has received the Lifetime Mentor Award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

She’s a distinguished professor of neurobiology, physiology and behavior in the College of Biological Sciences; former president of the American Physiological Society; as well as former vice provost of Academic Personnel and former interim provost.

Roth Receives ASM Lifetime Achievement Award

March 26, 2015
The American Society of Microbiology has named Distinguished Professor of Microbiology John Roth its 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award winner, ASM’s premier honor for sustained contributions to the microbiological sciences.

ELECTED: Hastings to NAS; Strauss, Wainwright to AAAS

April 30, 2015

Three UC Davis ecologists are being recognized nationwide: Alan Hastings, newly elected to the National Academy of Sciences; and Sharon Strauss and Peter Wainwright, newly elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The National Academy of Sciences announced its new class today (April 28). Election to the academy is one of the highest science honors in the United States — and UC Davis now counts 27 members.

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announcement of Strauss’ and Wainwright’s election came last week, one day after Dateline came out.

Stachowicz Speaks at UC Natural Reserve System's 50th Anniversary Event

October 09, 2015
Reserve the date for UC Davis’ celebration of the UC Natural Reserve System’s 50th anniversary. The program includes talks by UC Davis professors Susan Harrison and Jay Stachowicz, and a keynote address by Davis author Kim Stanley Robinson, a frequent visitor to UC reserves.

Walter Leal Elected to California Academy of Sciences

October 13, 2015
Two professors who study far-ranging aspects of ecology — from primate interactions with snakes and leopards to chemical communication in insects — are UC Davis’ newest fellows of the California Academy of Sciences.

Zito Named 2015-16 Chancellor's Fellow

January 05, 2016
Karen Zito, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior was named a Chancellor's Fellow this year.