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 29th anniversary of the Night to Honor Teaching. This year's dinner and award ceremony was held November 1, 2012. We invite you to join in the celebration via this on-line presentation!
Jacquelyn Ardam, English
"Creates an atmosphere
where students feel free
to voice their opinions
about the most
sensitive material." Joslyn Barnhart, Political Science
"Breaks past the anxiety and panic that many students experience with mathematical subjects."
J. Wayne Bass,
Asian Languages and
his own research into
his undergraduate teaching." Luis Cuesta, Spanish and Portuguese
"Has an uncanny ability to anticipate a professor's needs."
Kristen Hillaire Glasgow, History
"Excels not only at teaching
undergraduates, but at teaching
her peers as well."
Stuart Biegel, Education
"Creates curricula whose
hallmark is inclusivity." Ronald Cooper, Integrative Biology
"Has utmost respect and
consideration of everyone's academic needs."
Michael E. Lazarus, Medicine
"Combines compassion, professionalism,
humor and mentorship naturally
Cindy Fan, Geography
"Deeply committed to
nurturing future leaders and
global citizens." Brandon Koretz, Medicine
Eby Award for the Art of Teaching
"Has an intense interest in systems
of care to ensure that every patient
gets the right care every time.
Mignon R. Moore, Sociology
Undergraduate Mentorship Award
"Makes students feel visible which,
in turn, gives them the confidence
and drive to learn."
Claudia Parodi, Spanish and Portuguese
"Her teaching philosophy is to getundergraduates engaged in research early."
Jonathan P. Stewart,
Distinction in Teaching
at the Graduate Level
"His projects require critical
thinking to draw upon a large
pool of concepts and
engineering knowledge." Christopher Tang,
"Devoted to helping
students solve business
and societal challenges."