Honors and Awards

• Ruth J. Simmons, president of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, received the Susan Colver Rosenberger Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the university’s faculty. The medal, presented for the first time in 1925, honors Dr. Simmons on her tenth anniversary as Brown’s president.

Dr. Simmons is a graduate of Dillard University in New Orleans and holds a Ph.D. in Romance languages and literatures from Harvard University.

• J. Nicole Shelton, an associate professor of psychology at Princeton University, received the Graduate Mentoring Award from the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning at the university.

Dr. Shelton is a graduate of the College of William and Mary. She holds a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Virginia.