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.
In 1990, Dawn Williams was a recent business school grad who wanted to reconnect with the University.
Doug Black didn’t set out to earn one of the UW’s Distinguished Teaching awards; he didn’t even set out to have an academic career.
It is rare to meet someone “who truly stands out, who inspires everyone in the room and who challenges others to view the world differently on a daily basis,” wrote Ray Johanson, assistant nurse manager of the Burn and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU), in a letter nominating Marne Faber for a Distinguished Staff Award.
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.
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Pam Robenolt doesn’t look much older than the students she supervises, but her quiet knowledge and confidence make clear who’s in charge — and that her students will perform.
Elise Saba, who will be receiving a bachelor’s degree in English, has been awarded a President’s Medal for scholarship as a transfer student — an award given to a student who entered the UW with at least 60 transfer credits from a Washington community college.
Terry Swanson firmly believes a key to his teaching success is making classes intimate.