The 2004 Presidential Awards for Outstanding Teaching were recently bestowed on five professors and three graduate students.
Faculty winners receive a citation and an award of $5,000, while graduate students receive a citation and an award of $2,500.
The faculty awardees are Suzanne Bakken, Alumni Professor of the School of Nursing and professor of biomedical informatics, School of Nursing and Department of Biomedical Informatics; Amanda Claybaugh, assistant professor of English and comparative literature, Department of English and Comparative Literature; E. Tory Higgins, Stanley Schachter Professor of Psychology and professor of business, Department of Psychology and Graduate School of Business; Patricia E. O'Toole, lecturer in writing, School of the Arts; and P. Michael Tuts, professor of physics, Department of Physics.
The student awardees are Timothy M. Casey, School of Law; Gabriel E. Perez-Giz, Department of Physics; and Nader K. Uthman, Department of Middle East and Asian Languages and Cultures.
For the faculty awards, there were 275 nominations for 164 separate faculty members. For the student awards, there were more than 150 nominations for nearly 100 separate graduate students.