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Celebration of Teaching salutes UC Irvine educators

UC Irvine's Academic Senate Council on Student Experience and Division of Undergraduate Education honored faculty and graduate students for excellence…

June 12, 2007

UC Irvine’s Academic Senate Council on Student Experience and Division of Undergraduate Education honored faculty and graduate students for excellence in undergraduate teaching at the 14th annual Celebration of Teaching May 31. Attended by more than 100 guests, the event was held at the University Club and sponsored by the Teaching, Learning & Technology Center. Honorees included: Michael Leon, neurobiology & behavior, Professor of the Year; Kimberly Edwards, chemistry, Lecturer of the Year; Diane O’Dowd, developmental & cell biology, TA Development Award; James Herbert, art history, Instructional Technology Innovation; Becki Scola (pictured), political science graduate student, and Kristin Young, ecology & evolutionary biology graduate student, Most Promising Future Faculty Member Awards.