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Professors from AS&E recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

Professors from AS&E recognized for excellence in undergraduate teaching

October 22, 2020

Tanya Bakhmetyeva, Rudi Fasan, and Scott Seidman are this year’s recipients of the Goergen Awards, an annual recognition for faculty members in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Tanya Bakhmetyeva ’06 (PhD) is a teacher and teammate in the classroom

Tanya Bakhmetyeva ’06 (PhD) is a teacher and teammate in the classroom

October 22, 2020

The associate professor of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies believes in empowering students through experiential learning.

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Rudi Fasan is a chemistry professor with all the elements of success

Rudi Fasan is a chemistry professor with all the elements of success

October 22, 2020

Fasan is being recognized for his commitment to training undergraduates to perform biological and organic chemistry research in the lab.

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Scott Seidman’s ‘particular set of skills’ helped faculty through challenges of distance learning

Scott Seidman’s ‘particular set of skills’ helped faculty through challenges of distance learning

October 22, 2020

The biomedical engineering professor, who is being recognized for undergraduate teaching, says his philosophy is to give students freedom with responsibility.

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Three professors earn honors for teaching excellence

Three professors earn honors for teaching excellence

September 18, 2020

Annual Goergen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching recognize faculty members in Arts, Sciences & Engineering.

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Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

Meet the 2019 recipients of the Goergen Award for teaching excellence

October 18, 2019

Three University educators are being recognized as the recipients of the 2019 Goergen Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching: Matthew BaileyShea, Ryan Prendergast, and Katherine Schaefer.

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Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

Ryan Prendergast: Teaching the principles of Don Quixote and beyond

October 18, 2019

“We should give students the input and tools to be able to produce knowledge on their own,” says Ryan Prendergast, an associate professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures.

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Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

Katherine Schaefer: A scientist who found the ‘write’ stuff

October 18, 2019

“It’s amazing what I learn just from reading my students’ papers,” says Katherine Schaefer, an associate professor of instruction in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program.

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Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

Matthew BaileyShea: An ‘active classroom’ is music to his ears

October 18, 2019

“Teaching students how to teach music theory is especially fun,” says Matthew BaileyShea, an associate professor at the University’s Eastman School of Music and in the College’s Department of Music.

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Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

Three professors to receive Goergen Awards for teaching excellence

September 18, 2019

Matthew BaileyShea, in the College’s Department of Music and the Eastman School of Music; Ryan Prendergast, in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures; and Katherine Schaefer, in the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program are this year’s teaching honorees.

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