|Seven Society Teaching Fellows||Seven Society Teaching Honorees|
|2009||Diana D. Morris, Mathematics||
Lydia M. Brandt, Department of Art History|
Ajay Chandra, Department of Mathematics
Carli N. Conklin, Department of History
Funded by a gift from J. Huston McCollough, II in honor of Frank Finger, Professor Emeritus of Psychology, this $2,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to a teaching assistant in the College of Arts & Sciences, in recognition of stimulating and organized classroom teaching. The selection committee will consider for this award the fifteen departmental winners of the All-University award. Nominators who believe their candidates particularly qualified for this award may choose to highlight the characteristics sought.
Funded by a gift from the Class of 1985, this $5,000 Fellowship is awarded annually to recognize exceptional creativity in teaching.The Class of 1985 winner will be selected from among the fifteen All-University departmental winners identified by the faculty selection committee. Nominators who believe their candidates particularly qualified for this award may choose to highlight the characteristics sought.
Each year, under the auspices of the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs, departments are invited to nominate one or more candidates for teaching awards. From the pool of nominations, a faculty selection committee chooses fifteen winners each of whom receives a certificate and a $450 award. From among those fifteen winners the selection committee determines three All-University award winners.
The All-University Graduate Teaching Awards honor the university’s graduate students for their commitment to and excellence in undergraduate instruction. The awards honor excellence in all forms of teaching conducted by graduate students, whether it occurs in a classroom, a laboratory, or in a studio.
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"We are about to establish a College near Charlottesville on the lands formerly Colo Monroe’s, a mile above the town. we do not propose to erect a single grand building, but to form a square of perhaps 200 yards, and to arrange around that pavilions of about 24. by 36.f. one for every professorship & his school. they are to be of various forms, models of chaste architecture, as examples for the school of architecture to be formed on."
Letter from Thomas Jefferson to James Dinsmore, April 13, 1817
Attend to meet other incoming students from diverse backgrounds from programs accross grounds and gain insight into adjusting to graduate school and life in Charlottesville
As a first step in welcoming you to our community, we encourage all new postdocs to attend our monthly New Postdoc Orientation where you will receive an overview of the services that will help get you started and connected to the community.
National Postdoc Appreciation Week Breakfast
We invite you to attend the UVA Postdoc Appreciation Breakfast hosted by The Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs!
Attend this workshop to learn about various dissertation funding opportunities and resources at UVA and externally to help you identify the best funding opportunities for your dissertation studies. Students from all fields and at all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend.
The Fulbright US Student Award is an underutilized funding opportunity at the University of Virginia, especially among graduate students. This session will provide information on the award, explain the UVa process, and offer some tools to put together a competitive application. Students from all fields and at all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. The event will be hosted by Andrus Ashoo, UVa's Fulbright Program Advisor.
Attend this session to have your complete application reviewed by faculty and current NSF recipients. Must submit complete application which includes your CV/resume, 3 page personal statement, and 2 page proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org one week prior to the session.
For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
This hands-on writing workshop will focus on persuasive writing techniques and essential elements of NSF proposals. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
Writing about your academic path, accomplishments, and goals can be difficult, but we are here to help. In this session, you will receive more than the generic dos and don’ts list and leave with at least the outline for your personal statement if not a rough draft. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
The NSF application does not explicitly ask for a CV or resume, however parts of it take information from these documents. This session will help you ensure you are thinking strategically about what you include in the application. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
This session will give students interested in applying for NSF Graduate Research Fellowships a brief overview of the fellowship, including remarks from a panel of current UVA NSF fellowship recipients. For a list of all upcoming NSF fellowship workshops, click here.
STEM Students: Attend this series of workshops to get hands on assistance preparing your application. The goal is to spend the summer working on your application and have a completed application by August. The application is very similar to STEM fellowships offered by the DOD and DOE, and therefore you will have all the materials that you need to also complete those applications.