2013 Excellence Award Recipients Announced

Thursday, April 4 2013


Celebrate this year's Excellence Awards recipients Monday, April 15, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the SUB Ballroom. The meal cost is $25 per person, and for past Excellence Award recipients and a guest it is $12. If you've not done so already, RSVP to excellence@uidaho.edu.

This year's Excellence Awards recipients this year are:

Research and Creative Activity Excellence Award
Patrick J. Hrdlicka, Associate Professor, Chemistry
College of Science

Donald Crawford Graduate Faculty Mentoring Award
Troy E. Hall, Professor, Conservation Social Science
College of Natural Resources

Outstanding Master’s Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award
Heather Michelle Blume, M.S. candidate in Family and Consumer Science
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Student Teaching Assistant Award
Michelle M. Howard, Ph.D. candidate in Geography
College of Science

Outstanding Master’s Graduate Student Research and Creative Activity Award
Courtney M. Thompson, M.S. candidate in Geography
College of Science

Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Student Research and Creative Activity Award
Christopher J. Cox, Ph.D. candidate in Environmental Science
College of Science

Faculty Advising Excellence Award
Pingchao Zhu, Associate Professor, Department of History
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Staff Advising Excellence Award
Kristine Roby, College Advisor
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Teaching Excellence Award
David Lee-Painter, Professor, Theatre Arts Department
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Hoffman Award in Teaching Excellence
Sanjay R. Sisodiya, Assistant Professor, Department of Business
College of Business and Economics

Outreach and Engagement Excellence Award
Harriet Shaklee, Professor, Family and Consumer Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Grace Goc Karp, Professor, Movement Sciences
College of Education

Interdisciplinary and Collaborative Efforts Excellence Awards
David McIlroy, Professor, Department of Physics
College of Science

2013 – 2015 Presidential Mid-Career Award
Kenneth D. Cain
Professor, Fish and Wildlife Sciences
College of Natural Resources

Stacey Camp
Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences

Barbara A. Cosens
Professor, Law
College of Law

Elizabeth “Lee” Fortunato
Professor, Biological Sciences
College of Science

Brian K. Johnson
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering

Alexander V. Karasev
Associate Professor, Plant, Soil & Entomological Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Allen Kitchel
Associate Professor, Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education

Sanjay R. Sisodiya
Assistant Professor, Department of Business
College of Business and Economics

Nancy Sprague
Associate Professor, Library
Library

University Distinguished Professors

Sanford Eigenbrode, Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Entomological Sciences
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Larry Forney, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
College of Science