Alumni awards and honors

CSE Alumni Society Awards

Presented by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association, these awards celebrate exceptional alumni programs sponsored by a collegiate unit, alumni society, or alumni network. View the list of CSE Alumni Society Award recipients.

Alumni Service Award

This award recognizes a graduate or former student for outstanding volunteer service to the University, its schools, colleges, departments, or faculty, or to the University of Minnesota Alumni Association. View the list of CSE Alumni Service Award recipients.

Awards Recognizing Recent Graduates

The University of Minnesota Alumni Association periodically honors exceptional individuals with the U40 Alumni Leader Award and the On the Rise Award. View the list of CSE recipients.

Outstanding Achievement Award

The University of Minnesota confers this award on graduates or former students who have attained unusual distinction in their chosen fields or professions or in public service, and who have demonstrated outstanding achievement and leadership on a community, state, national, or international level. View the list of CSE Outstanding Achievement Award recipients.

Honorary Degree

The honor is presented to individuals who have achieved eminence in cultural affairs, public service, or a field of knowledge and scholarship. View the list of CSE Honorary Degree recipients.

Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals

This award recognizes international alumni, former students, and friends of the University who have attained unusual distinction in their careers, within institutions, or in public service. View the list of CSE Distinguished Leadership Award recipients.

Nobel Laureate

Presented annually by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Swedish Academy, Karolinska Institute, and Norwegian Nobel Committee to individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions in the fields of chemistry, physics, literature, peace, and physiology or medicine. View the list of CSE Nobel Laureates.