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Weinberg College Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research

This award recognizes a faculty member who has exhibited particular skill in and dedication to mentoring undergraduate students engaged in research and other intellectually creative endeavors.

This research or creative work may have taken the form of honors or senior theses or other senior projects, independent study, laboratory work, or a combination. Successful candidates for the Weinberg College Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research will have established a history of exceptional work with undergraduates and the development of opportunities for them to become involved in research and other sustained creative projects.

The award carries a cash stipend of $5,000.

Nomination materials

The deadline for receipt of materials in the Dean's Office is February 15th (if February 15th falls on a weekend, the due date is the following Monday). Starting in 2022-23, Weinberg College will be using the Faculty Folio RPT interface to manage the workflow for the College Teaching Awards. Departments that plan to nominate a faculty member for a teaching award should contact Elizabeth Kim by January 20th. Her office will then create the nominee’s case in Faculty Folio RPT and release it to the department. The department will have until February 15th to upload all documents to Faculty Folio and forward the nomination packet to the Dean’s Office. Please feel free to address questions or comments about the awards and selection process to Elizabeth Kim.

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