Bill Jenson, Educational Psychology professor at the College of Education, has the honor of receiving the University of Utah's Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award for 2014-15. These awards were established to recognize University of Utah tenure-track faculty members in all disciplines whose innovations have demonstrated impact beyond academia and have improved the lives of ordinary citizens. "This award specifically recognizes the impact that you and your creative and innovative activities have had on people nationally and internationally." Ruth Watkins, Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
This award comes with a cash prize and recognition at the U's commencement ceremony, as well as a banquet in the recipients' honor.