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2015-2016 UMD Chancellor's Awards Announced

Three UMD faculty are recipients of the Chancellor's Teaching, Research, and Service awards for 2015-2016. Each will give a special presentation beginning at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 in the Kirby Rafters on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus.

Shannon Stevenson, assistant professor in the Department of Biology and recipient of the 2015-2016 Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, will give a talk entitled, "Engaging diverse students with active learning”

Viktor Nemykin, professor in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, and recipient of the 2015-2016 Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Research/Creative Activity, will speak about, "New materials for solar energy conversion, nano-scale electronics, and imaging."

Shane D. Courtland, assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy and the recipient of the 2015-2016 Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Public Service, will give a presentation entitled, "The Importance of a University's Commitment to Public Outreach."

A reception will immediately follow the presentations at approximately. At that time, the following faculty will also be honored:

Brian D. McInnes, assistant professor, Department of Education, is a recipient of the 2015-2016 Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education.

Chongwon Park, associate professor, Department of Writing Studies, is the recipient of the 2015-2016 Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award.

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Advisor Award
Dalibor Froncek, Math and Statistics, SCSE

Outstanding Faculty Advisor Awards
Wendy Anderson, Social Work, CEHSP
Steve Bardolph, Art & Design, SFA
Paul Bates, Biology, SCSE
Krista Sue-Lo Twu, English, CLA
Lin Xiu, Management Studies, LSBE

Shannon Stevenson Victor Nemykin Shane Courtland Chongwon Park Brian McInnes
Shannon Stevenson, Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Victor Nemykin, Chancellor’s Award for Distinguished Research/Creative Activity Shane D. Courtland, Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Public Service Chongwon Park, Albert Tezla Teacher/Scholar Award Brian D. McInnes, Horace T. Morse Alumni Association Award

 

By Cheryl Reitan, April 2016.

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Cheryl Reitan, creitan@d.umn.edu


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