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Professors Ascoli, Hazen Named Virginia Outstanding Faculty

January 25, 2012

Robert Hazen

Giorgio Ascoli

Giorgio Ascoli

Giorgio Ascoli, University Professor of molecular neuroscience, and Robert Hazen, Robinson Professor of Earth Sciences, have been selected as recipients of the 2012 Outstanding Faculty Awards, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) announced today.

The award is the commonwealth’s highest honor for faculty at Virginia’s colleges and universities and recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research and public service. Twelve awards are given each year. SCHEV and Dominion sponsor the awards.

The two professors will receive their awards at a ceremony and luncheon on Feb. 16 at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond.

Read more about Ascoli and Hazen at the SCHEV website.