Faculty News and Accolades

Richard Lutz has been recognized by Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences in recognition of his lifelong contributions to ocean sciences, and for making those sciences accessible to the public. Last week joined luminaries such as filmmaker James Cameron and the late oceanographer Jacques Cousteau and received the academy’s highest award – the NOGI. NOGI stands for New Orleans Grand Isle in reference to the statuette given to each recipient. Read more.

George McGhee has been awarded a Visiting Fellowship at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Advanced Study of Complex Natural Systems at Klosterneuburg, Austria for this upcoming summer (2016). The KLI, which is an institute for the study of theoretical biology, is named after the Austrian biologist Konrad Lorenz (1903-1989), who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1973. It is somewhat similar in function to the Santa Fe Institute and other prestigious institutes for advanced study in specific disciplines.

Yair Rosenthal has been promoted to Distinguished Professor!