Faculty Honors Mailman School faculty are routinely honored for their pioneering work in the field of public health. Junior Faculty Teaching Award Presented at Commencement to an assistant professor who is making a remarkable impact on education. Excellence in Teaching Each year, the School honors one of its extraordinary faculty members with the Mailman School Teaching Excellence Award. Faculty Grants Grants from foundations, institutions, government agencies, and companies support ongoing work and research in urgent public health issues. Dean's Awards The Dean's Awards in Excellence in Leadership and Excellence in Mentoring recognize exemplary leadership and impact among faculty and staff. Calderone Junior Faculty Prize Supported by a generous endowment by the Calderone family, this prize honors Frank A. Calderone’s distinguished career and life.