Professor Esnault was awarded a Research Chair of Excellence in 2011 by the Fondation ­Sciences Mathématiques de Paris. Moritz Kerz received a 2011 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize from the German Research Foundation (DFG). Professor Jerzy Weyman (Northeastern University, Boston) received a Humboldt Senior Research Award to visit and work with Professor Levine for a total of seven months. He completed part of his visit in the summer semester of 2012 and will return for a longer stay in summer semester 2013.