Dean's recognition

By Andy Clendennen

Dean's award winners talk after the ceremony

Photo by Mary Butkus

(From left) Ricki Sheldon (physics), Matthew Cashen (philosophy), Shawn Resler (chemistry) and Keith Beutler (history) talk after receiving a Dean's Award of Teaching Excellence from the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences April 24 in the Women's Building Formal Lounge. Each spring, Robert E. Thach, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, recognizes outstanding teaching assistants with a cash prize and certificate of encomium. Other winners this year were Jie Zhang (Asian and Near Eastern languages and literatures), Allison Miller (biology/biomedical sciences), Jing Zhang and Vicki Rapti (comparative literature, team award), Jennifer Romney (English), Meghan Barnes (German, Women and Gender Studies), Kathy Bradfield (philosophy-neuroscience-psychology) and Jennifer Burbridge (psychology).