Jan. 17, 2020
The dean of the Gillings School of Global Public Health and the former director of the Institute of Government were recognized Friday with the GAA’s Faculty Service Award. The GAA Board of Directors presented the...Read More
Dec. 2, 2019
Three Carolina faculty members are among 443 scientists selected this year as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science because of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its...Read More
Each year, UNC celebrates the central role of teaching and mentoring by recognizing faculty, staff and students. The University Committee on Teaching Awards offers a number of awards based on nominations by members of the University community.
Alumni, students, faculty and staff members are encouraged to submit nominations for several campuswide awards that will honor professors and graduate teaching assistants in a variety of categories.
The committee, co-chaired by Teaching Associate Professor Marc Cohen ’11 (PhD) in English and comparative literature and Associate Professor Spencer Ryan Barnes at the Hussman School of Journalism and Media, will accept nominations through Sept. 16. Cohen’s teaching awards at UNC include the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2018, and Barnes’ teaching awards at UNC include the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2019 and the Student Undergraduate Teaching Award in April.
The committee will review the nominees and make recommendations to the chancellor. This year, the committee will recommend recipients for six types of awards: