Fall 2011 Faculty News

Jon Pelletier named Galileo Circle Fellow

Congratulations to Professor Jon Pelletier (Dept. of Geosciences and PTYS/LPL), who was named a 2012 Galileo Circle Fellow. This is one of the highest honors bestowed upon faculty in the College of Science.

These awards, established through the generosity of Galileo Circle members, recognize outstanding accomplishments in academic scholarship. Each Fellow receives $5,000 and lifetime membership in the Galileo Circle.

Galileo Circle Fellows are the epitome of the academic scholar, with a deep understanding over a broad range of science, a willingness to think in a truly interdisciplinary way, and an ability to inspire colleagues and students alike.

Congratulations, Jon!