Honors and Awards

• Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, has been presented with the Wallenberg Medal by the University of Michigan. The award is named after Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of thousands of Hungarian Jews in World War II. Wallenberg graduated from the University of Michigan College of Architecture in 1935.

• Willie Williams, the assistant director of textbook operations at Wake Forest University, was named the university’s Employee of the Year. Williams has been at Wake Forest since 1997.

• K. Anthony Appiah, Laurance S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy, has been awarded the Joseph B. and Toby Gittler Prize from Brandeis University. The award recognizes outstanding and lasting contributions to racial, ethnic, and religious relations.

• Vernon G. Smith, an Indiana state representative and professor of education at Indiana University Northwest in Gary, received the W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service from Indiana University.