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Six MU Faculty Members Named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Story posted: Dec. 10, 2012

By: Timothy Wall

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Six faculty members from the University of Missouri have been named as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS members bestow the honor on their peers through an election process. The faculty members elected as fellows are:

“This recognition of our faculty’s accomplishments helps demonstrate the quality faculty and expertise that we have on campus,” MU Chancellor Brady Deaton said. “These faculty members are building MU’s core for the future. From AAAS Fellows come Nobel Laureates and other honors. We’re honored to have them as part of our faculty, educating our students and making discoveries that impact people’s lives.”

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world’s largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science (www.sciencemag.org) as well as Science Translational Medicine (www.sciencetranslationalmedicine.org) and Science Signaling (www.sciencesignaling.org). AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes 261 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals.

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