Ryan Award-Celebration of Education - Carnegie Mellon University

The William H. and Frances S. Ryan Award for Meritorious Teaching

2015 Ryan Award Recipient

Rebecca Nugent

Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Statistics

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The William H. and Frances S. Ryan Award for Meritorious Teaching is given annually to a full-time faculty member at Carnegie Mellon who has demonstrated unusual devotion and effectiveness in teaching undergraduate or graduate students.

The award is intended to recognize excellence in teaching in several dimensions:

  • outstanding classroom teaching
  • creation of challenging and innovative courses
  • creation or use of new and innovative teaching methods and course materials
  • effective supervision of research or creative projects
  • effective supervision of undergraduate honors students and graduate students

Purpose