Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Call for Nominations: 2016 Marsha L. Landolt Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

We have an great opportunity to nominate a faculty member who has served as an exemplary mentor to grad students for the 2016 Landolt Distinguis​hed Graduate Mentor Award. If you are interested in nominating an EE faculty member - please let us know at grad@ee.washington.edu. The award includes $5,000 in discretionary funds to support the awardee's scholarly activities. The deadline for nominations is December 18, 2015. Here are some resources to assist you:

Eligibility for the award:
o We are especially interested in generating a diverse group of nominations, including nominations of faculty
members who are women, or from underrepresented minority groups, or with disabilities.
o Eligibility is limited to active members of the graduate faculty who are involved in the supervision of graduate
students. A list of active graduate faculty is available at http://www.grad.washington.edu/gradfac/.
o Nominators are encouraged to cite specific examples of excellent mentoring by the faculty member.
o Criteria used in evaluating nominees: http://bit.ly/p9TNHc
o UW Graduate School Mentoring Memos and mentoring guides: http://www.grad.washington.edu/mentoring/
“Nature’s guide for mentors”: http://bit.ly/1qUEo8x