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Mentor of the Year

  • In 500 words or fewer, please describe why your mentor deserves to be recognized as the Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year. Please include specific information about the nominee’s mentoring style, mentoring activities, and how they have impacted you as a student and researcher. What have you learned from your mentor?

Past winners have included:

2013: J. Rudi Strickler (Biological Sciences)
2014: Henry Tomasiewicz (Freshwater Sciences)
2015: Gabriella Pinter (Mathematics)
2016: Douglas Steeber (Biological Sciences)
2017: Arijit Sen (Architecture and Urban Planning)
2018: Karyn Frick (Psychology)
2019: Jennifer Gutzman (Biological Sciences)
2020: Dawn Erb (Physics)
2021: Dong-Feng Deng (Freshwater Sciences)
2022: Nathaniel Stern (Art & Design)
2023: Shannon Freire (Anthropology)