School of Environmental and Forest Sciences research associate professor Ernesto Alvarado has been named one of 33 Latinx University of Washington faculty honored this year by the Latino Center for Health for scholarly achievements, promotion, mentorship and contributions.

Selected faculty are recognized for meeting at least one of the following criteria: promotion to associate professor or professor, publication of an article in a high impact journal, publication of a book, fine arts production, securing a major grant, or retiring during or near the end of the academic year.

Faculty members will be honored in the presence of elected officials, community leaders, UW Regent Rogelio Riojas, deans, chairs, colleagues, family, friends, and students. This ceremony highlights the incredibly diverse body of work and impactful contributions of the 33 honorees. The third annual Latinx Faculty Recognition Event will take place on May 2.