First Recipient of the GRADUATE SCHOOL Interdisciplinary Certificate in University Teaching
Graduate students have many opportunities to choose experiences to prepare for future careers. One of those opportunities became available in 2006 when the Graduate School began offering an interdisciplinary certificate in university teaching. The first certificate was awarded in summer 2006 to Tracy Lambert, then a doctoral student at UGA.
Lambert earned an MS in 2003 and a PhD in 2006. She is presently an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina-Asheville. While at UGA, Tracy won an array of awards including the Excellence in Teaching Award, the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, and several awards in the Psychology Department, notably the A.S. Edwards Award.
snyder addresses nc alumni gathering
Doctoral student Brian Snyder (featured in the fall issue) spoke to a group of area alumni at the Durham, NC home of Kathryn and Michael Bunch (BS, ’72; MS, ’74; PhD, ’76) on March 24.
Snyder is conducting scientific research to pinpoint the evolutionary cause of the many differences between men and women. He studies fruit flies to determine how much of the individual differences in the number of mates a male or female fly chooses are due to genetic factors and how much are due to chance. Using modern molecular genetic techniques such as DNA based paternity analyses, Snyder’s research uses technologies previously unavailable. For the full article in the fall 2006 issue, see www.gradsch.uga.edu.