Dan Evans came close to becoming the vice president of the United States twice, but luckily for his home state, it didn’t work out either time.
You could say teaching is in Crispin Thurlow’s blood.
Students seem to respond to environments that are relaxed and open, where they can pitch out ideas without fear that their peers will think less of them, according to Alex Coverdill, doctoral student in biology and one of this year’s Excellence in Teaching Award recipients.
Jan Spyridakis, of the College of Engineering’s Department of Technical Communication, is the kind of professor who can inspire students in a spirited discussion of an unlikely topic — syntax and semantics.
In 1990, Dawn Williams was a recent business school grad who wanted to reconnect with the University.
For many, David Goldstein is a natural choice as recipient of a 2007 Distinguished Teaching Award.
You know you’ve come to a challenging work environment when, shortly after you arrive, resignations leave you with a skeleton staff of strangers and you have to put yourself on the payroll because no one else knows how.
Erasmo Gamboa spends a lot of time on the golf course, but he’s not trying to improve his handicap.
Minh-An Nguyen, 21, majoring in biochemistry and chemistry, has been named a President’s Medalist – the outstanding student to complete at least three-fourths of her education at the UW.
Now well into his third decade of service at the UW, Lauro Flores, professor and chair in the Department of American Ethnic Studies, is a consummate teacher and a passionate advocate of diversity and inclusion.