College of Science Graduate Instructors Receive 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Author: Joanna Sherbun

Brian Shourd works with a group in his class

The 2013 Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, which is given annually by the Notre Dame Graduate School and the Notre Dame Kaneb Center for Teaching and Learning, honors graduate student instructors and teaching assistants whose teaching demonstrates excellence in the classroom or laboratory.

The awards dinner honoring the recipients took place Tuesday, April 16th, in the McKenna Hall Conference Center. Chris Maziar, acting dean of the Graduate School, and Kevin Barry, director of the Kaneb Center, presented recipients with their awards following a keynote speech from Daniel Myers, vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs.

A listing of the College of Science award recipients follows.


Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics Amy Buchmann
Biological Sciences Matthew Leming
Derrick Parker
Ali Raja
Shayna Sura
Chemistry & Biochemistry Catherine Campos
Jeremy Eberle
Ian Harrier
John Herrington
Brendan Mahoney
Mathematics Nicole Kroeger
Brian Shourd
Physics William Bauder
Karen Ostdiek
Allison Showalter

In the photo: Brian Shourd, mathematics graduate student, works with students in his Calculus III course.


Originally published by Joanna Sherbun at on April 22, 2013.