North Central College - Naperville, IL

Clifford Wall

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1965

Clifford Wall’s life was spent teaching and mentoring. He was a North Central College professor of physics from 1929-1941. In 1928, Wall earned an American Field Service Fellowship from the Institute of International Education and was the recipient of a $1,000 award from the Research Corporation for outstanding teacher of physics during a 10-year period. He was author of numerous articles on physics and was co-author, with R.B. Levine, of the “Physics Laboratory Manual.” He served as associate editor for the “American Journal of Physics” and was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. In 1971, Wall became an honorary member of North Central’s Board of Trustees.