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Alumni of the Year Award
The 2022 College of Science Alumni of the Year awardee is Dr. Edgar J. McCullough Jr., an instrumental force behind the evolution of science education and former Dean (1982-1997) of the College of Science. An award ceremony was held in February 2023 to recognize Dr. McCullough.
Alumni of the Year Recipients
In a career at the University of Arizona spanning over 30 years, Edgar J. McCullough Jr. made fundamental changes to the university’s approach to science education, transformed the geology program into a top-ranked program in geosciences and served as dean of the newly formed College of Science. Read more about Dr. McCullough and meet all the awardees here.
Scientist with an impressive career as an educator and in research with a commitment to investigating environmental health factors and servicing underrepresented populations.
Alumni Association video: https://youtu.be/MaNmTXHk6Ok
Known world-wide for his work on lightning and thunderstorm electricity.
Specializes in industrial development and was instrumental in the development of the UA Science and Technology Park.
Had a 36 year career with worldwide responsibility for all Geoscience in ExxonMobil Development Company.