Rick Lewis, UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences, and Judy Harrison, professor and Extension foods specialist, from the FACS department of foods and nutrition have been honored by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities Board of Human Sciences.
Harrison is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Engagement Award, while Lewis received the 2018 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award.
Harrison and Lewis were among a group of four outstanding individuals recognized at the APLU annual meeting in New Orleans in November. The annual honors are presented to national leaders working to advance human sciences in higher education, per a release from the APLU.
The awards are aimed at supporting the development and stewardship of academic excellence in human sciences; advocating for visibility and leveraging resources to support human sciences research, extension and teaching programs; and educating leaders regarding the capacity of the human sciences to solve human problems.