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The Heinz Award: 16th Special Focus on Global Change

photo of Distinguished Alumni AwardEstablished by Teresa Heinz in 1993 to honor the memory of her late husband, U.S. Senator John Heinz, the Heinz Awards celebrate the accomplishments and spirit of the Senator by recognizing the extraordinary achievements of individuals in the areas of greatest importance to him.

CMU professor honored for work purifying water (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, September 21, 2010)
Pittsburgh's Terry Collins wins $100,000 Heinz Award for groundbreaking green research(Pop City Media, September 22, 2010)


Heinz Award Videos

Terry Collins discusses his work

Terry Collins's acceptance speech (click on "video" then "acceptance speech" to view)