2015 Campus-Wide TA Award Winners
The University of Wisconsin-Madison employs over 2,000 teaching assistants across a wide variety of disciplines. The contributions of TAs in the classroom, lab, studio and field are essential to the University’s education mission. In order to recognize excellence on the part of TAs across campus, each year the College of Letters & Science, with funding support from the Graduate School, administers awards for exceptional teaching.
The Campus-wide TA Awards Committee is happy to announce that the winners for this year’s awards are as follows. They will be joined by families, friends, colleagues, and the university administration at the award ceremony on February 26, 3-4 PM, at 911 Van Vleck Hall.
Early Excellence in Teaching Award
Merve Ozen, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Richard Sayanagi, Physics
Melissa Warner, Slavic Languages and Literature
Exceptional Service Award
Matteo Billeri, Italian
Catasha Davis, Journalism and Mass Communication
Jose Vergara, Slavic Languages and Literature
Innovation in Teaching Award
Alainya Kavaloski, English
Carl Sack, Geography
Adam Spencer, Finance
Andrew Winters, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
Capstone Ph.D. Teaching Award
Hayley Clatterbuck, Philosophy
Brian Harvey, Botany
Gabriella Monahova, Economics
Balázs Strenner, Mathematics
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