University of Utah professors Shelley Minteer and Glenn Prestwich are among the 416 newly-elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Election as a Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers.
AAAS members have been awarded this honor because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications. Minteer and Prestwich join 126 other Fellows either currently or formerly affiliated with the U, including Nobel laureate Mario Capecchi and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dan Reed. The U’s first Fellow was geologist and former university president James Talmage, elected in 1906.
New Fellows will be presented with a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin on Saturday, February 16, 2019 during the 2019 AAAS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. Fellows will also be announced in the AAAS News & Notes section of the journal Science on November 29, 2018… Continue reading.