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Michael W. Friedlander, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Physics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis. (Ten WUSTL faculty to receive Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards, Beth Miller and Diana Lutz.)
The Science Educator Award is part of our Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards. It recognizes a distinguished individual or organization on the basis of outstanding contributions to science education or to the public understanding of science, engineering, or technology.
Friedlander will be presented with his award on Thursday evening at our 18th Annual Awards Dinner - for more information, click here.
This year the Academy will honor Dr. Gay with the Science Educator Award for her outstanding contributions the public understanding of the sciences and to science education. An Assistant Research Professor at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Pamela Gay, Ph.D., co-hosts Astronomy Cast, consistently listed in the top 25 Science & Medicine section of the iTunes Library.
Dr. Gay will receive her award at the Academy’s 18th Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards Dinner, Thursday, April 19, 2012, in the Starlight Ballroom of the Chase Park Plaza Hotel. Find out more here.