Jenea was selected to present at the Annual Research Experiences for Undergraduates Symposium and at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), at which she won an award for her poster presentation.
Joseph Monaco wins Chancellor’s Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship. His project entitled, “Interview inspired assignments for teaching essential programming techniques” will be incorporated into the high-level, computer science, data structures course for which he will serve as co-instructor.
The undergraduate teaching fellowships, awarded for joint student-faculty teaching projects and administered by the University Honors College (UHC), are offered to encourage the enrichment of course offerings and to improve teaching through the collaboration of faculty members with students in the planning and implementation of creative teaching projects.
TECBio mentor and professor in the Pitt Department of Cell Biology, Dr. Sandra Murray, has been named a Lifetime Fellow by the American Society for Cell Biology for her “distinguished contributions to the advancement of cell biology,” making her the first African-American woman to receive this honor.
We would like to thank Leah Russell for her many years of excellent work in ensuring the success of the TECBio/DiSCoBio Program. Her tireless efforts in development, promotion, and organization have been an integral part in bringing the program to fruition each year. We wish her the best of luck as she moves on to her new position.
Please join us in welcoming our new program coordinator, Adam Kohlhaas. Adam previously worked for the U.S. Department of State in the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. We hope that you will keep Adam and us posted with all of your accomplishments over the years.