UBC annually awards the Killam Graduate Teaching Award to sixteen Teaching Assistants in recognition of the valuable role that they play in our undergraduate programs. The prize includes both a certificate and $1,000 and is given to TAs who have achieved a high level of respect from both undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors.
The full list of 2015/16 winners is as follows:
- Tim Anderson, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education
- Lachlan Caunt, Faculty of Law
- Matthew Coles, Mathematics, Faculty of Science
- Yana Gorokhovskaia, Political Science, Faculty of Arts
- Caitlyn Grypma De Jong, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
- Sarah Huber, Computer Science, Faculty of Science
- Sean McBeath, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
- Chantal Mustoe, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
- Jonathan Newell, English, Faculty of Arts
- Leo Ng, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine
- Vanessa Radzimski, Mathematics, Faculty of Science
- Theresa Schroder, Food, Nutrition & Health, Faculty of Land & Food Systems
- Navid Shirzad, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
- Devra Waldman, Kinesiology, Faculty of Education
- Ashley Whillans, Psychology, Faculty of Arts
- Joerg Winter, Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
In addition to Theresa’s contribution as an LFS Teaching Assistant, she has also been invaluable as an LFS TA Training Coordinator for the last couple of years. Theresa is a PhD student under the supervision of Asst. Professor Yvonne Lamers.
Congratulations to Theresa and all of this year’s winners!