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Erin Mordecai wins a 2019 Walter J. Gores Award

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L.A. Cicero
Jun 11 2019

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Awards, Faculty

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Erin Mordecai on winning a  2019 Walter J. Gores Award!  This prestigious university award recognizes undergraduate and graduate teaching excellence. Professor Mordecai was honored “for engaging with students at a high level of intellectual intensity, respect and belief in their capabilities.” She was commended “for viewing teaching as an opportunity for students to explore complex topics at great depth” and “for imparting life lessons and encouraging students to dedicate themselves to their passion.” Mordecai was also honored “for being an inspiring role model for women in science.”