We are pleased to announce that David Van Essen, Alumni Endowed Professor of Neuroscience at Washington University, Co-PI for the original Young Adult Human Connectome Project and Co-PI for the Lifespan HCP Development and HCP Aging projects, has been awarded the prestigious Glass Brain Award from the Organization of Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). David was recognized for his 50+ year career of charting the brain and contributing greatly to the human brain mapping community. The award was given to David on June 25, 2017 at the Opening Ceremonies to the 2017 Annual Meeting by Alan Evans, Council Chair of OHBM. The highest award given by OHBM, the Glass Brain award is selected annually "to recognize lifetime achievement by leading researchers using or facilitating neuroimaging to discover original and influential findings regarding the organization and function of the human brain". Congratulations to David for this well-deserved honor!!