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Awards in Arts, Sciences and Engineering

Faculty and staff recognized for contributions to the Tufts community
May 17, 2013

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Ten faculty and staff members were recognized for outstanding teaching, advising, research or service by the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Engineering at the close of the spring semester. The awards, which were presented during the faculty meeting on May 15 at Balch Arena Theater, were:

Faculty Research Awards Committee Distinguished Scholar Award, given for research and scholarship during the past five years: Michael Levin, Vannevar Bush Professor of biology

Henry and Madeline Fischer Award for engineering teacher of the year, as judged by graduating seniors in the School of Engineering: David Gute, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

Lillian & Joseph Leibner Award for outstanding teaching and advising: Charles Inouye, professor of Japanese, Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures

Lerman-Neubauer Prize, given to a faculty member judged by graduating seniors as having had a profound impact on them intellectually in and out of the classroom: David Proctor, a lecturer in history

Arts, Sciences and Engineering Faculty/Staff Multicultural Service Award, given to faculty and staff members who have made significant efforts to define Tufts as a multicultural environment: Carol Baffi-Dugan, associate dean of undergraduate studies; Jinyu Li, senior lecturer in the Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures; and Ellen Pinderhughes, associate professor of child development

UNITE (Undergraduate Initiative in Teaching Excellence) Award, given to a junior faculty member in recognition of exceptional teaching: Joshua Kritzer, assistant professor of chemistry

A&S Seymour Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising, presented to a senior member of the faculty in acknowledgement of a lifetime of outstanding teaching and advising: Rachel Bratt, professor of urban and environmental policy and planning

Engineering Seymour Simches Award for Distinguished Teaching and Advising, presented to a senior member of the faculty in acknowledgement of a lifetime of outstanding teaching and advising: Nak-Ho Sung, professor of chemical and biological engineering 

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