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University Awards

Book of Great Teachers:
Honors outstanding teaching faculty and excellence in teaching over time.

Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award:
Honors outstanding teaching in all phases of the university's undergraduate instruction on the West Lafayette Campus.

Class of 1922 Helping Students Learn Award:
Honors faculty for outstanding innovation in helping students learn.

Kinley Trust Awards:
For projects that use a social science perspective to explore methods for improving the human condition.

Morrill Awards:
Honor West Lafayette campus faculty at the rank of professor for outstanding career achievements.

National and International Awards:
Collection of highly prestigious national and international awards.

Showalter Research Trust Awards:
Up to $75K for Purdue researchers for interdisciplinary proposals whose focus is establishing new research relationships and trusts.

Teaching for Tomorrow Fellowship Awards Program:
Annually, it recognizes up to 15 awardees for their demonstrated talent for teaching and three senior faculty members for their long-term contributions to teaching at the University.

Trailblazer Award:
The Purdue University Trailblazer Award is an annual award for mid-career faculty in the College of Education, College of Liberal Arts, College of Health and Human Sciences, and the Purdue University Libraries whose recent research, scholarship or creative work has made a significant impact in the disciplines of humanities, social sciences, and information sciences.

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