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Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Students in Independent Research Award

OFFICE MANAGING THE AWARD PROCESS: Office of Academic Programs

DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT: Late February to Early March

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Early April

ELIGIBILITY: Nominees for this award must be CALS faculty or academic staff members (research and extension associates and lecturers).

SPECIFICS: The Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Students in Independent Research award recognizes a CALS faculty or academic staff member (research and extension associates and lecturers) who has provided outstanding guidance and mentorship to one or more students engaged in independent research. During the selection process, quality of mentorship will be weighted more than the number of students mentored.

PRESENTED AT: Dean's Awards Dinner

Previous Awardees of Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Students in Independent Research Since 2001

2001

Antje J. Baeumner, Agricultural and Biological Engineering

2002

David W. Winkler, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

2003

Randy W. Worobo, Geneva Food Science and Technology

2004

Sandra L. Vehrencamp, Laboratory of Ornithology

2005

John Ewer, Entomology

2006

Laura C. Harrington, Entomology

2007

Dan L. Brown, Animal Science

2008

W. Lee Kraus, Molecular Biology and Genetics

2009

Ralph L. Obendorf, Crop and Soil Sciences

2010

Volker M. Vogt, Molecular Biology and Genetics

2011

Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue, Development Sociology

2012

John I. Lovette, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

2013

Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Horticulture

2014

Thomas Silva, Plant Biology

2015 Maria Harrison, Boyce Thompson Institute, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
2016 Betty McGuire, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
2017 Jeffrey Scott, Entomology