2022 Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

Highest Honor for Wildcats

Every year, the University recognizes a group of Wildcats for their contributions and achievements to the world. The University of Arizona Dean of Students Office takes great pride in our Wildcats.

 

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The University awards honorary degrees to recognize achievements within the academic environment and in the world at large.

 

These degrees honor individuals for their contribution to the University of Arizona, the state, the nation, or the world.

Approved honorary degrees include Doctor of Fine Arts, Doctor of Humane Letters, Doctor of Humanities, Doctor of Laws, Doctor of Letters, Doctor of Music, and Doctor of Science.

 

Senior and Provost Awards

In addition to honorary degrees, the University of Arizona recognizes a select number of students for their contributions and achievements. These awards are presented by the Dean of Students Office and celebrated at Commencement in Spring.

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Lily McNair

Robie Gold Medal
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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My Duyen Tran

Robie Gold Medal
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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Trevor Tankersly

Robert Logan Nugent Award
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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Nizan Howard

Robert Logan Nugent Award
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

 

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Anna Rose Quinn

Merrill P. Freeman Medal
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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Bryce Galus

Merrill P. Freeman Medal
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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Karen Jacquez

Provost Award
158th Commencement, Class of 2022

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2021 Recipients

Learn more about the previous cohort of honored Wildcats who are working to change our world. Visit the Dean of Students Office for the most recent list of winners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Graduation ceremonies are special events, please show respect for everyone.

 

 

We are excited you are joining us to celebrate with other graduates. Please take a moment to review our celebration guidelines.