Celebration of Education - Carnegie Mellon University

Celebration of Education

The Celebration of Education recognizes the accomplishments of those who exemplify the university's standards of excellence in education. This event celebrates our distinguished faculty members and educators for their outstanding contributions to the university and their devotion to and effectiveness in teaching. It consists of six main awards: the Doherty Award, Ryan Award, Academic Advising Award, Barbara Lazarus Award, Gelfand Award and the new Teaching Innovation Award. In addition, the most recent Wimmer Faculty Fellows and recipients of the College Teaching Awards, Graduate Student Teaching Award and Graduate Student Service Award are also recognized.

2016 Celebration of Education Awards Ceremony

Tuesday, April 26
4:30 p.m.
Rangos 1 and 2, second floor, Cohon University Center

A reception will immediately follow the ceremony.

Congratulations to this year's award recipients!

Doherty Award

Eric W. Grotzinger
Department of Biological Sciences

Ryan Award

J. Andrew Bagnell
Robotics Institute and Department of Modern Languages

Academic Advising Award

Kunal Ghosh
Department of Physics

Barbara Lazarus Award

Lynn M. Walker
Department of Chemical Engineering

Gelfand Award

George Kantor
Robotics Institute

Teaching Innovation Award

Maralee Harrell
Department of Philosophy

Christopher M. Jones
Department of Modern Languages

"Art, Conflict and Technology in Northern Ireland" Team

Jennifer Keating-Miller
Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

John Carson
School of Art

Illah R. Nourbakhsh
Robotics Institute

The most recent recipients of the College Teaching Awards and the Graduate Student Awards, as well as the most recent Wimmer Faculty Fellows also will be recognized at the ceremony.