Past Rutgers University Honorary Degree Recipients

This list of honorary degree recipients is sortable by last name, year conferred, and degree type. Click on the title of the column to sort the list by that particular content.

We have added the honorary degree citations for some of our recipients. Click on the Citation images, where shown, to read them.

Last name First name Year Degreesort ascending Citation
Raven Peter Hamilton 1988 Doctor of Science
Schaaf Royal Albert 1956 Doctor of Science
Fair Gordon Maskew 1965 Doctor of Science
Osborn June E. 1994 Doctor of Science
Auchter George David 1962 Doctor of Science
Read Hilton Shreve 1961 Doctor of Science
Waelsch Salome Gluecksohn 1998 Doctor of Science
Schein Philip S. 2006 Doctor of Science
Hicks Arthur James 2017 Doctor of Science
Mayo John S. 1993 Doctor of Science
Kertes Ferdinand 1957 Doctor of Science
Goldstine Herman Heine 1994 Doctor of Science
Makadon Harvey J. 2017 Doctor of Science
Solow Robert M. 1994 Doctor of Science
Ericsson Aprille Joy 2022 Doctor of Science
Wall Monroe E. 1999 Doctor of Science
Wretlind Arvid 1980 Doctor of Science
Goodall Jane 2005 Doctor of Science
Carson Benjamin 2003 Doctor of Science
McClintock Barbara 1984 Doctor of Science
Cuthbertson David Paton 1958 Doctor of Science
Wu Chien-Shiung 1963 Doctor of Science
Likens Gene Elden 1985 Doctor of Science
David, Jr. Edward E. 1984 Doctor of Science
Klein Lawrence R. 1993 Doctor of Science
Yalow Rosalyn S. 1980 Doctor of Science
Reilly Hilda Christine 1966 Doctor of Science
Nelson Alondra 2022 Doctor of Science
Branscomb Lewis McAdory 1984 Doctor of Science
Gould Stephen Jay 1987 Doctor of Science
Fisk James Brown 1967 Doctor of Science
Lavizzo-Mourey Risa J. 2018 Doctor of Science
Stevens Rosemary A. 1995 Doctor of Science
Baker William Oliver 1995 Doctor of Science
Watson James Dewey 1988 Doctor of Science
Fiske Jessie Gladys 1958 Doctor of Science
Lindzey Gardner 1993 Doctor of Science
McFarland Ross Armstrong 1964 Doctor of Science
Kohn Walter 2001 Doctor of Science
Scott Eugenie C. 2007 Doctor of Science
Stewart William Huffman 1967 Doctor of Science
Komp William H.W. 1955 Doctor of Science
Brinster Ralph L. 2000 Doctor of Science
Lipscomb William Nunn 1979 Doctor of Science
Pauling Linus 1975 Doctor of Science
Karikó Katalin 2023 Doctor of Science
Lorenz Edward Norton 1990 Doctor of Science
Payne-Gaposchkin Cecelia 1968 Doctor of Science
Cherkasky Martin 1985 Doctor of Science
Gronquist Carl Harry 1958 Doctor of Science

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