Recognizing excellence in teaching

Richard J. Smith, PhD, dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and the Ralph E. Morrow Distinguished University Professor, congratulates Margaret Anne G. Hinkle, a third-year PhD student in earth and planetary sciences, as she receives a Graduate School of Arts & Sciences’ Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Hinkle was one of 15 teaching assistants recognized for exemplary performance during an April 25 ceremony in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge. Departments and programs within Arts & Sciences nominate outstanding teaching assistants for the annual award, which includes a $1,500 cash prize and certificate of recognition. To see brief bios of the 2012-13 teaching award recipients and descriptions of their teaching, visit here.
(Credit: kevin Lowder)