Congratulations to our Amazing Faculty Prof. George Gehrels, Prof. Joellen Russell, Prof Vance Holliday, for their signifiant accomplishments.

Jan. 21, 2022

The Department of Geosciences is yet once more in the fore front of Faculty awards for excellence.We proudly announce the 2021 awards for our amazing faculty:                   

Prof. George Gehrels received the Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring Award. The Outstanding Postdoctoral Scholar Award recognizes a University of Arizona (UA) postdoctoral scholar who demonstrates excellence in research, communication, and leadership.

Prof. Joellen Russell was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor. The University Distinguished Professor awards, were created in 1995 by President Manuel Pacheco to recognize faculty who have a long-term commitment to undergraduate education and have made outstanding contributions at The University of Arizona.

Prof. Vance Holliday received the Henry and Phyllis Koffler Prize in Research/Scholarship/Creative Activity. The Koffler Prizes, established through the generosity of Henry and Phyllis Koffler in 2000, recognize outstanding accomplishment in the areas of teaching; research/scholarship/creative activity; or public service/outreach.