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Past Recipients

2019 Recipients

Matthew Grayson

Matthew Grayson

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Matthew Grayson created ETOPIA, a science-based theater outreach that bridges disciplines as it builds community, with productions in Tech Building since 2008 that have attracted over 700 regular annual patrons as well as outreach productions for local area high schools. In addition, Grayson initiated the Finding Nano and Global Engineering Trek study abroad and technological tourism programs which promote global citizenship for engineering students.
Babette Sanders

Babette Sanders

Professor of Physical Therapy and Human Movement Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine

Babette Sanders provided years of outstanding devotion to faculty governance at the University. She was instrumental in writing the Faculty Senate by-laws when it was created, and served as president and past-president for an additional two years due to special circumstances, as well in the leadership of the Medical Faulty Council at Feinberg. Furthermore, through informal and formal mentorship roles, she has guided many faculty members, and in particular fostered success for women faculty members.