The C.I. Noll Award
Instituted in 1972 and named in honor of Clarence I. Noll, dean of the college from 1965 to 1971, the award is the highest honor for undergraduate teaching in the college.
Students, faculty members, and alumni nominate outstanding faculty members who best exemplify the key characteristics of a Penn State educator, and a committee of students and faculty members select among nominees.
Dr. Bevilacqua has also been named a Penn State Distinguished Honors Faculty fellow (2010), a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2009), an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation fellow and Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar (2001), and has earned a Penn State Faculty Scholar medal in the physical sciences (2010) and a National Science Foundation Career Award (2000).
More about Philip Bevilacqua
Dr. Bevilacqua's research is focused on the roles of RNA-binding proteins in plant physiology, plant ribonomics, and identification and characterization of functional RNAs in plants, and his laboratory's research is additionally focused on biologically important systems such as viral replication of RNA and the human viral response, as well as RNA mediation of plant responses to abiotic stress.