Author: REBECCA ANDREWS, p.22
Barbara A. Horwitz, a physiology professor at the University of California, Davis, has been selected to receive the UC- Davis Prize for Teaching and Scholarly Achievement. The $25,000 award, which Horwitz will receive at a ceremony on May 23, was established in 1987 through a gift of an anonymous alumnus, and is administered by the nonprofit Cal Aggie Foundation. The award is given annually to a UC-Davis faculty member. According to the university, the prize is the most lucrative of any in the United States honoring both teaching and scholarly or research achievements.
Horwitz has been at UC-Davis since taking a postdoctoral position there in 1966, after completing her Ph.D. at Emory University in Atlanta. She joined the faculty of...