Model of mentoring

Seven Washington University in St. Louis faculty were recognized with Outstanding Faculty Mentor Awards during the Graduate Student Senate’s (GSS) 13th annual awards ceremony and reception April 11 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. The 2011-12 award recipients are (from left) Radhakrishnan Gopalan, PhD, assistant professor of finance in the Olin Business School; Steven J. Mennerick, PhD, professor in the Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences in Arts & Sciences and in the departments of Psychiatry and of Anatomy and Neurobiology in the School of Medicine; Brian D. Carpenter, PhD, associate professor of psychology in Arts & Sciences; Roberto Civitelli, MD, the Sydney M. and Stella H. Schoenberg Professor of Medicine and professor in the Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences; Julie E. Singer, PhD, assistant professor of French in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures in Arts & Sciences; and Carolyn Lesorogol, PhD, associate professor of social work in the Brown School and adjunct in anthropology in Arts & Sciences. Brian Crisp, PhD, associate professor of political science in Arts & Sciences, is not pictured. The awards are based on nominations by graduate students and designed to honor faculty members whose dedication to mentoring PhD students and commitment to excellence in graduate training have made a significant contribution to the quality of life and professional development of students in the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. Special recognition for excellence in mentoring went to nine other faculty members at the ceremony. (Credit: Jerry Naunheim Jr.)