Distinguished Awards

Nobel Prize Winners

US Government Distinctions

Pulitzer Prize Winners

  • Bruce, Robert Pulitzer Prize in History, 1988, for his book The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876
  • Del Tredici, David Pulitzer Prize in Music, 1980, for “In Memory of a Summer Day.”
  • Fiedler, Thomas Pulitzer Prize in Journalism, 1991, for his investigative report into an extremist cult’s political tactics, part of a Miami Herald series. During his 2001–2007 tenure as executive editor, the newspaper was awarded two additional Pulitzer Prizes.
  • Gluck, Louise Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 1993, for The Wild Iris.
  • Lowell, Robert Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, 1947, for Lord Weary’s Castle.
  • Pfeiffer, Sacha Pulitzer Prize in Public Service, 2003, for her work as part of the Boston Globe’s investigative Spotlight Team on a series of articles about sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church.

US Poet Laureates

  • Gluck, Louise 2003–2004
  • Lowell, Robert 1947–1948
  • Pinsky, Robert 1997–2000

American Academy of Arts and Letters Members

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

American Academy of Sciences Members

  • Collins, James

American Academy of Political and Social Science Fellows

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows

American Chemical Society Fellows

American Mathematical Society Fellows

American Physical Society

Association of American Geographers

Modern Language Association

  • Hoffmann, George Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for French and Francophone Studies, 1998 for Montaigne’s Career
  • Vendler, Helen James Russell Lowell Prize, 1969 for On Extended Wings: Wallace Stevens’ Longer Poems

Metcalf Cup and Prize Winners

National Academy of Inventors

National Academy of Sciences Members

National Endowment for the Humanities

  • Bellow, Saul NEH Jefferson Lecture, 1977, ‘The Writer and His Country Look Each Other Over”

Institute of Medicine Members

National Academy of Engineering Members

American Academy of Sciences

  • Collins, James

Sloan Fellows

Society for Classical Studies

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Fellows

Guggenheim Fellowships

Humboldt Fellowship

MacArthur Fellows

British Medical Association Book Award

  • Milunsky, Aubrey and Jeff 6th Edition of Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment, 2010

British Academy Fellows

University of Oxford Professors of Poetry

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