The Regent’s Distinguished Teaching Awards is given every year to two Arts & Sciences full-time faculty members who have evidenced unusually significant and meritorious achievement in the instruction of students. The Regent’s Distinguished Research Award, also given annually to two Arts & Sciences full-time faculty members, recognizes research excellence including creative scholarly activities.
Apblett’s research focuses on the application of inorganic chemistry, catalysis, and nanotechnology to challenges faced by our society in the areas of protection of the environment, improvements in industrial processes, development of advanced materials, and homeland security.
Jones’ research revolves around the life and work of English scholar John Milton. His interest focuses on historical documents, including uncovering manuscripts from the 1600s to increase knowledge and interest in Milton’s life.