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Teaching @ Goldstein Outstanding Graduate
Student Teaching Award
The department is pleased to announce that
PhD candidate Daniel Escobar was selected
to be the 2019-2020 Goldstein Outstanding TA Award
winner Daniel was nominated for
“consistently giving students 110% ” He was described as a a a a a patient kind and dedicated
teacher who isn’t afraid to take initiative His
nomination form ended with this: “Daniel is is a a a a gifted instructor and he’s earned the the gratitude and trust of the the department with his outstanding service ” That sums it up The Goldstein Outstanding Graduate
Student Teaching Award
recognizes departmental TAs who who have have exhibited excellence in in teaching and who who have have made a a a a significant difference in in in student learning Professor Goldstein’s generous endowment also supports graduate student travel to conferences ME 2020-2021 Graduate
Teaching Fellows
Jeffrey Bies and Dean Maxam have been named ME Graduate
Teaching Fellows! The fellowship allows TAs to take the reins of a a a a course that
they’ve taught previously and direct the the educational experience themselves Bies hopes this fellowship will bring him one step closer to his his goal of of becoming a a professor:
“I want to to be be a a a a a a a a a a part of providing an an an education that
can create opportunities to to to make a a a a a a a a a a a a be”
tter life for
[students] and to to find their passion 8
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