Dr. Lily R. Lewis (Bernard Goffinet, major advisor) has received the Greg and Mona Anderson Best EEB Ph.D. Dissertation Award for 2015.
Several years ago, Greg and Mona Anderson generously donated money to be used for an award for the best EEB Ph.D. dissertation in each calendar year. The first award, for 2013, was made to Dr. Diego Sustaita, and that for 2014 to Dr. Alejandro Rico Guevara.
EEB Professor Dr. Eldridge Adams has received the UConn Alumni Association’s Faculty Excellence in Graduate Teaching award. This award recognizes faculty awardees for their integrity, accomplishments, and commitment to their students.
EEB Professor Dr. Mike Willig has been named University of Connecticut Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, the University’s highest academic honor. Since 1998, this annual award has recognized faculty who have achieved exceptional distinction in scholarship, teaching, and service while at the University of Connecticut.
EEB Associate Professor Dr. Margaret Rubega has been awarded the 2016 Teaching Excellence Award from the UConn chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP). This award recognizes “…those who do the core work of the University; those that teach the next generation of leaders, thinkers, do-ers & those that discover new knowledge, innovate and design, and drive the state’s knowledge economy.”