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2014 Outstanding Performance Award for Teaching Assistants in CBS

WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THIS AWARD?
Graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants in the College of Biological Sciences or its courses who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or other instructional activities that enhance the undergraduate and/or graduate educational experience at the University of Minnesota

WHAT IS THE AWARD PERIOD?
The award covers nominations received for courses taught from spring semester 2014 through fall semester 2014, including summer session. Nominations will be solicited every semester.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT A NOMINATION?
Any student or group of students taking a course in Biology (BIOL), Biochemistry (BIOC), Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development (GCD), Plant Biology (PBIO), Neuroscience(NSCI), Ecology, Evolution and Behavior (EEB), or Microbiology (MICB); and any faculty member, graduate student, or staff member associated with a course in the College of Biological Sciences

HOW IS A NOMINATION SUBMITTED?
On or before January 23, 2015, send a completed nomination form (see reverse) or email the requested information to:
Cheryl Scott
scot0136@umn.edu
3-154 MCB
420 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Cheryl will contact the nominee to solicit more information including names for additional letters of support. Cheryl can also answer questions or help with writing a nomination letter.

WHEN IS THE AWARD GIVEN?
Every spring at the Commencement Ceremony