Following is a partial listing of scientists whom various universities and colleges in the United States and abroad chose to recognize for their achievements by awarding them honorary degrees.
Phillip A. Sharp, Salvador E. Luria Professor of Biology and head of the department of biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; recipient of 1993 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic: Eugene Garfield, publisher and editor-in-chief,The Scientist
Freeman Dyson, professor of physics, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, N.J.
W. Maxwell Cowan, vice president and chief scientific officer, Howard Hughes Medical Institute,Chevy Chase, Md.Paul Erdos, professor of mathematics,Hungarian Academy of Science, Budapest
Mildred Dresselhaus, Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wayne Levin, distinguished research leader, department of inflammation/autoimmune diseases, Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, N.J.; adjunct professor, Rutgers University
M. Joycelyn Elders, professor of pediatrics, University of Arkansas, Little Rock; former Surgeon General of the United StatesGian Carlo Salmoiraghi, former...