Dr. David Julius and Dr. Ardem Patapoutian received the award at a ceremony on Oct. 12.
The Student Union announced the results of the second round of elections and welcomed the new senators at the Oct. 3 meeting.
The Senate voted to confirm Clay Napurano and various committee chairs.
Students voted in the first round of Student Union elections on Friday, Sept. 10.
The Student Union reviewed its constitution after a three-year period and voted on 33 proposed amendments.
The Senate finished the semester with a vote to approve the chartering of two new clubs and a discussion on a proposed student leader payment program.
The bylaw amendments consider candidate endorsements, office hours, attendance and campaigns.