Honorary Degrees, University Medals and Distinguished Service Awards Full List A-Z

Honorary Degrees

Recognition of outstanding achievement in one or more of the following areas: intellectual contributions, university service, and/or public service.

University Medals

Recognition of those persons whose achievements and contributions are particularly associated with the university.

Distinguished Service Awards

Recognition of achievements and contributions particularly associated with the state and/or nation.

Name Award Year
Jabs, Jake Humane Letters 2019
Jackson, Edward Doctor of Science 1927
Jackson, William H. University Recognition Medal 1937
Jacobs, Albert Charles Doctor of Laws 1951
James, Franklin J. (Posthumously) University Medal 2003
James, Thomas University Medal 2006
Jankowski, James University Medal 1997
Jeangerard, Robert E. Athletic Hall of Honor 1981
Jenkins, Chris Distinguished Service Award 2015
Jenkins, Marletta Meister Alumni Recognition Award 1979
Jessor, Richard Science 2015
Johns, Frank Outstanding Colorado Business Award 1956
Johnson, Byron L. Distinguished Service Award 1987
Johnson, Donald L. University Medal 2016
Johnson, Douglas R. University Medal 1990
Johnson, Dwight L. Outstanding Colorado Business Award 1981
Johnson, Edwin Carl Doctor of Laws 1957
Johnson, Irving P. Doctor of Divinity 1927
Johnson, Joseph B. Norlin Award 1980
Johnson, Julius E. Norlin Award 1973
Johnson, Karl Richard Doctor of Humane Letters 1973
Johnson, Lee F. University Recognition Medal 1950
Johnson, Lois Y. Mays Distinguished Service Award 1984
Johnson, Louis University Medal 2009
Johnson, Mark Distinguished Service Award 2007
Johnson, William D. University Medal 1990
Johnson, William P. Alumni Recognition Award 1980
Johnson, Don Honorary Degree 2022
Johnston, Shirley White University Medal 2000
Jones, Barbara Schindler Stearns Award 1975
Jones, Burton W. Stearns Award 1971
Jones, Glenn R. Humane Letters 2000
Jones, Howard Mumford Doctor of Letters 1938
Jones, Jr., Samuel T. Alumni Recognition Award 1950
Jones, Robert Thomas Doctor of Science 1971
Josephson, Lula Lubchenco Distinguished Service Award 1983
Jovanovich, William I. Norlin Award 1963
Jovanovich, William I. Doctor of Humane Letters 1971