DISTINGUISHED TEACHING AWARD
The Distinguished Teaching Award is given to faculty members who show a
mastery of their subject matter, intellectual rigor and a passion for teaching.
Ben Kerr, Biology
Gowri Shankar, Business Administration
Jaime Olavarria, Psychology
Jamie Walker, Ceramics
Julia Parrish, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences / Biology
Rebecca Aanerud, Women Studies
Richard Knuth, Education Administration
EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD
The Excellence in Teaching Award is given to graduate student teaching
assistants who demonstrate outstanding skills in the classroom.
Fernanda Oyarzun & Chris Himes
Rachel Goldberg, English
DISTINGUISHED LIBRARIAN AWARD
The Distinguished Librarian Award recognizes excellence in librarianship,
especially as it benefits the academic community through teaching, research,
learning and innovative approaches to practice. Additional factors
include creativity, leadership, enthusiasm, service and scholarship.
Theresa Mudrock, UW Libraries
The Distinguished Staff Award is given to staff who contribute to the
mission of their unit or the University, respond creatively to challenges,
maintain the highest standards in their work, establish productive working
relationships and promote a respectful and supportive workplace.
DISTINGUISHED STAFF AWARD
Hendrik Simons, Nuclear Physics Laboratory
Mona Pitre-Collins, Undergraduate Scholarship Office
Philip Mote, Climate Impacts Group
Robin Bennett, Medical Genetics
Sue Park, Facilities Services
DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO LIFELONG LEARNING AWARD
The Distinguished Contributions to Lifelong Learning Award is given to faculty
who have taught for at least two years in non-degree programs sponsored by
the UW and aimed at adults for professional development, personal interest or
John Schaufelberger, Construction Management
OUTSTANDING PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD
The Outstanding Public Service Award is presented to a faculty or staff
member to honor extensive local and/or national and international service.
Nancy Amidei, Social Work
JAMES D. CLOWES AWARD FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF LEARNING COMMUNITIES
The James D. Clowes Award for the Advancement of Learning Communities
recognizes a faculty or staff member who transforms undergraduate learning
by creating or sustaining learning communities among students.
Lance Bennett, Political Science / Communication
S. STERLING MUNRO PUBLIC SERVICE TEACHING AWARD
The S. Sterling Munro Public Service Teaching Award is given to a faculty
member demonstrating exemplary leadership in community-based instruction,
including service learning, public service internships and community partnership
Denise Wilson, Electrical Engineering
DAVID B. THORUD LEADERSHIP AWARD
The David B. Thorud Leadership Award honors one faculty member and one
staff member who lead, serve, inspire and collaborate with broad-ranging
impact that is beyond their regular responsibilities.
Judy Mahoney, College of Engineering
Kathleen Woodward, Simpson Center for the Humanities
MARSHA L. LANDOLT DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE MENTOR AWARD
The Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award recognizes
a faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to the education
and guidance of graduate students.
Tom Quinn, Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
ALUMNA SUMMA LAUDE DIGNATA
The Alumna Summa Laude Dignata Award is given not for recent work but
for a lifetime record of achievement. It is the highest honor that the UW can
bestow on a graduate.
Beverly Cleary, Children's Author
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
The UW Alumni Association's Distinguished Service
Award is given to individuals who make outstanding efforts on behalf of the
Robb Weller, Television Producer and Host
The President's Medal is given to two top seniors in the graduating class,
one of whom completed at least three-fourths of his or her degree requirement
at the UW and the other who entered the University with at least 60 transfer
credits from a Washington community college. Candidates are judged on
overall academic record, including grades.