The research, scholarship, and creative activity of faculty at the University have long been recognized both nationally and internationally. Links to lists of recipients of prestigious awards are below. Both current and past University faculty are included.
For the Nobel Prize, we recognize those who at any time in their careers spent time at the University of Minnesota as faculty or students.
For all other awards, the recipient must have spent at least five years on the University of Minnesota faculty, and must not have left the University before receiving the award.
- American Academy of Arts and Sciences
- Foreign Academies
- Institute of Medicine
- Lasker Award
- MacArthur Foundation Fellowship
- Major Disciplinary Awards
- National Academy of Engineering
- National Academy of Sciences
- National Book Award
- National Medal of Science
- Pulitzer Prize
A number of University awards and recognitions acknowledge the vital role of faculty and reward their outstanding contributions to the University’s teaching, research, and outreach missions: