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    The ASCIT Teaching Awards recognize professors, instructors, and TAs who demonstrate exceptional commitment to teaching and concern for their students' learning
06/29/2018 10:48:30

ASCIT Honors Excellence in Teaching for 2017–18

Annual ceremony celebrates outstanding professors and TAs

The Associated Students of Caltech (ASCIT) hosted its annual teaching awards on June 8 honoring exceptional faculty and TAs for the 2017–18 academic year.

Voted on by undergraduates, this year's ASCIT Teaching Awards were presented to Marina Agranov, professor of economics; Oleg Ivrii, the Olga Taussky and John Todd Instructor in Mathematics; Thomas Vidick, professor of computing and mathematical sciences; and Konstantin Zuev, lecturer in computing and mathematical sciences.

The TAs honored were junior Bobby Abrahamson and graduate students Sophie Miller, Angad Singh, and Ashmeet Singh.

Sophomore Erika Salzman, chair of the ASCIT Academics and Research Committee (ARC), which administers the awards, says they are intended to "recognize professors, instructors, and TAs who demonstrate exceptional commitment to teaching and concern for their students' learning." 

View images from the ceremony here (see bottom of the page).