LAS honors alumni

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Confetti behind words Congratulations LAS Alumni

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will honor alumni this week at multiple celebrations. On Nov. 3, departments in the college will present awards at the 2022 LAS Honors and Awards Ceremony. Recipients include:

Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology Distinguished Alumni Award
Gerry Carlson
(Ph.D. ’75 biochemistry)

James W. Schwartz Award for Distinguished Service to Journalism and Communication
Tom Emmerson
(‘60 journalism, MS ’63 history)

Department of Music and Theatre, Theatre Distinguished Alumni Award
Tony Forsmark
(’02 performing arts)

Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Distinguished Alumni Award
Kandis Boyd
(‘96 meteorology, MS ’98 meteorology and water resources)

Department of Chemistry Outstanding Alumni Award
Dan Wiederin
(Ph.D. ’91, chemistry)

Department of Political Science Distinguished Alumni Award
Matthew Goodman
(’97 political science)

Department of World Languages and Cultures Distinguished Alumni Award
Aaron Grenier
(’97 journalism and mass communication and anthropology, MA ’03 anthropology)

Department of Music and Theatre, Music Distinguished Alumni Award
Jennifer Porto
(’00 music)

On Nov. 4, the Iowa State University Alumni Association (ISUAA) will host its 91st Annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, and several LAS alumni will be honored.

The ISUAA will celebrate Guor Mading Maker (’11 chemistry), the recipient of this year’s Alumni Humanitarian Award.

Dean Beate Schmittmann will present the following awards from LAS:

Carrie Chapman Catt Public Engagement Award
Lauren S. Hughes, MD, MPH, MSc, FAAFP
’02 zoology and Spanish

LAS Citation of Merit Award
Dan Fulton, MD
‘04 biology

LAS Distinguished Service Award
Mary Greeley Medical Center and McFarland Clinic

LAS Young Alumni Award
Zach Johnson
’09 journalism and mass communication

LAS Young Alumni Award
Maggie Luttrell Roby
’09 history and women’s studies, ’11 educational leadership and policy studies

LAS Young Alumni Award
Tom Schenk, Jr.
’07 economics

Congratulations to this group of exemplary alumni!

Update: See photos from the event here.