|commitment to students, and the ability to motivate, challenge, and inspire. Each winner receives a plaque and an honorarium.
Academy of Distinguished Teachers - James Epperson, associate professor in mathematics. This award recognizes tenured faculty for a sustained record of outstanding teaching, personal commitment to students and the learning process, and the ability to motivate and inspire students. Academy members receive a permanent salary increase, a plaque, and a medallion to wear with academic regalia.
Faculty Mentoring Program - Tuncay Aktosun, professor of mathematics; Benito Chen, professor of mathematics; Thomas Chrzanowski, professor of biology; Perry Fuchs, associate professor of psychology; James Grover, associate dean and professor of biology; William Ickes, Distinguished Professor of Psychology; Chaoqun Liu, professor of mathematics; Subhrangsu Mandal, associate professor of chemistry; Glen Mattioli, professor of earth and environmental sciences; Paul Paulus, professor of psychology; Krishnan Rajeshwar, professor of chemistry & biochemistry; and Jae Yu, associate professor of physics. These faculty members served as mentors for junior faculty in the University-wide Faculty Mentoring Program during the 2011-12 academic year.
Faculty Development Leaves for 2012-13 - Michaela Vancliff, associate professor of mathematics and Andrew White, professor of physics.
McNair Scholars Program Faculty Mentors - James Grover, associate dean and professor of biology; Jared Kenworthy, associate professor of psychology; Hristo Kojouharov, associate professor of mathematics; Timothy Odegard, associate professor of psychology; Ellen Pritham, assistant professor of biology; Shannon Amerildo Scielzo, assistant professor of psychology; and Eric Smith, assistant professor of biology. These faculty members served as mentors for undergraduate students in the McNair Scholars Program during summer 2011.
Research Enhancement Program Grants for 2012-13 - Perry Fuchs, associate professor in psychology and Judy Wilson, professor in kinesiology, "Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy in Treating Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis(EAE): An MS Model"; Jeffrey Gagne, assistant professor in psychology, "The Early Temperament and Psychopathology Research Project"; Brad Pierce, assistant professor in chemistry & biochemistry, "A Proton-Inventory Study of Substrate-Binding in Cysteine Dioxygenase".
For a complete list of honorees, click here
Posted on May 1, 2012