Night to Honor Teaching 2014

2014 Night to Honor Teaching

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Every year, the UCLA Academic Senate Committee on Teaching and the Office of Instructional Development celebrate the winners of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Awards.

This year marked the 31st anniversary of the Night to Honor Teaching. This year's dinner and award ceremony was held November 21, 2014. We invite you to join in the celebration via this on-line presentation!


   
Feinsinger
Ashley Feinsinger,
Philosophy

"Explains difficult concepts in a clear and
concise way, with patience."
  Garmann
Rees Garmann,
Chemistry and Biochemistry

"Wonderful instincts for connecting with people."
Mann
Kristin Mann,
Classics

"Inspires a previously lost love for Latin."
  Salem
Nancy Salem,
Nursing

"Believes in students and has an open ear."
Sher
Benjamin Sher,
Film, Television & Digital Media

"Addresses students as individuals, with individual personalities,
strengths, and weaknesses."

 

 

 
   
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Teddi Chichester,
Writing Programs

"Views the writing and reading life as a necessarily social one."
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Robert Foster,
Management

"Passes on practical, real world experiences."
Huehls
Mitchum Huehls,
English

"Lives and breathes in notoriously challenging text."
   

 

 

 

   
Barber
Paul H. Barber,
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Undergraduate Mentorship Award

"Increases support and access for underrepresented students through mentorship."
Freymiller
Earl G. Freymiller,
Dentistry

"Strives to instill a sense of humanitarian values in his students."
Garg
Neil K. Garg,
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Eby Award for the Art of Teaching

"Offers words of wisdom that resonate years after taking his courses."
Godwin
Hilary Godwin,
Environmental Health Sciences

"An experimental scientist whose evidence-based teaching philosophy reflects this orientation."
 
Motomura
Hiroshi Motomura,
Law

"Appreciates the essential irony that teachers need to make themselves dispensable."
Nussbaum
Felicity A. Nussbaum,
English
Distinction in Teaching at the Graduate Level

"Combines high expectations with strong and consistent support."