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Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award

Awarded to graduate students who have shown themselves to be exceptional graduate instructors or instructional assistants.

The Award

Two $1,000 awards given annually. Instructors of record and GTA/Lab Instructors are eligible. There will be one award from the follow academic disciplines:

  • Humanities, Social Sciences, Education or Related Professional Programs
  • Science, Mathematics or Related Professional Programs 

2021 Winners

  • Travis Wagner, Library and Information Science
  • Lance Tully, Geological Sciences

Instructor of Record Nominations

As part of the 2021 nomination packet, Graduate Directors will be required to submit:

  • Teaching evaluations from Spring 2020 and/or Fall 2020 semesters
  • One-page teaching philosophy

GTA/Lab Instructor Nominations

As part of the 2021 nomination packet, Graduate Directors will be required to submit:

  • One-page teaching philosophy
  • One-page letter from a faculty member who can evaluate the nominee’s teaching
  • Student evaluations are optional

Multiple Nominees

Programs may only nominate up to two candidates.

Deadline

The next nomination cycle will be announced in January 2022.


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