The Earle C. Williams Presidential Medal for Excellence in Social Impact
George Mason University aspires to be the best university for the world. As an institution, it is fully engaged with its community and acts as a catalyst for economic and cultural vitality. The Williams Medal is presented to a faculty member whose commitment to community service improves the quality of life in our region or around the world and serves as a model to the entire Mason community.
Learn more about Dr. Christianne Esposito-Smythers.
The Beck Family Presidential Medal for Excellence in Research and Scholarship
Our best researchers, scholars, and artists share a level of ingenuity and dedication to advancing and transforming the knowledge and creative frontiers in their fields. They are essential to our mission as a research university committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world. The Beck Medal is presented to a faculty member in recognition of groundbreaking achievements that have significant social, cultural, economic or global consequence.
Learn more about Dr. Tyler Cowen.
March 29, 2019