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Hickenlooper, Simmons, Cavell, Winslow Receive Honorary Degrees

From left, Richard Winslow ’40; Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper; Wesleyan President Michael Roth; Wesleyan Board of Trustees Chair Joshua Boger '73, P'06, P'09; Stanley Cavell; and Ruth Simmons gather for a photo prior to the 2010 Wesleyan University Commencement Ceremony May 23. (Photo by Bill Burkhart).

John W. Hickenlooper ’74, MA ’80; Ruth J. Simmons; Stanley Cavell; and Richard Winslow ’40 received Honorary Degrees at the 2010 Commencement Ceremony May 23.

John W. Hickenlooper received a Doctor of Laws, presented by Rob Rosenthal, the John E. Andrus Professor of Sociology. A geologist turned entrepreneur who had never run for political office (not even student council), Hickenlooper was elected mayor of Denver in 2003 and re-elected in 2007. In April 2005—less than two years into his first term—Time Magazine

Rutland, Weiner, Zwelling Recipients of Binswanger Teaching Prize

From left, Wesleyan faculty members Jeremy Zwelling, associate professor of religion; Stephanie Kuduk Weiner, associate professor of English; and Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought received the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching during the 2010 Wesleyan University Commencement Ceremony May 23. (Photo by Bill Burkhart)

Wesleyan faculty members Peter Rutland, Stephanie Kuduk Weiner and Jeremy Zwelling received the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching during the 2010 Commencement Ceremony May 23.

The Binswanger Prize was inaugurated in 1993 as an institutional recognition of outstanding faculty members. The standards and criteria for the annual prizes shall be excellence in teaching, as exemplified by commitment to the classroom and student accomplishment, intellectual demands placed on students, lucidity and passion.

Peter Rutland, the Colin and Nancy Campbell Professor in Global Issues and Democratic Thought, has a B.A. in politics,