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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 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!




Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award

ardamJacquelyn Ardam, English
"Creates an atmosphere
where students feel free
to voice their opinions
about the most
sensitive material."
BarnhartJoslyn Barnhart, Political Science
"Breaks past the anxiety and panic that many students experience with mathematical subjects."




BassJ. Wayne Bass,
Asian Languages and
Cultures

"Seamlessly integrates
his own research into
his undergraduate teaching."
CuestaLuis Cuesta, Spanish and Portuguese
"Has an uncanny ability to anticipate a professor's needs."




GlasgowKristen Hillaire Glasgow, History
"Excels not only at teaching
undergraduates, but at teaching
her peers as well."








Distinguished Lecturer Award

BiegelStuart Biegel, Education
"Creates curricula whose
hallmark is inclusivity."
CooperRonald Cooper, Integrative Biology
and Physiology

"Has utmost respect and
consideration of everyone's academic needs."


LazarusMichael E. Lazarus, Medicine
"Combines compassion, professionalism,
humor and mentorship naturally
and effortlessly"









Distinguished Teaching Award

FanCindy Fan, Geography
"Deeply committed to
nurturing future leaders and
global citizens."
KoretzBrandon 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.



MooreMignon R. Moore, Sociology
Undergraduate Mentorship Award
"Makes students feel visible which,
in turn, gives them the confidence
and drive to learn."
ParodiClaudia Parodi, Spanish and Portuguese
"Her teaching philosophy is to getundergraduates engaged in research early."



StewartJonathan P. Stewart,
Engineering
Distinction in Teaching
at the Graduate Level

"His projects require critical
thinking to draw upon a large
pool of concepts and
engineering knowledge."
TangChristopher Tang,
Management

"Devoted to helping
students solve business
and societal challenges."