2014 Founders Day Award Nominees and Recipients

Teaching Awards

Joel and Ruth Spira Teaching Award (sponsored by Lutron): Dave Eckhardt, CSD
Perlis Award for Imagination in Computer Science: Illah Nourbakhsh
Newell Award for Research Excellence: James Herbsleb, Kathleen Carley, Marcelo Cataldo, Patrick Wagstrom
Simon Teaching Award: Michael Erdmann

Staff Recognition Awards

Citizenship: Mary Widom, CSD
Sustained Excellence: Martha Clarke, CSD/SCS
Sustained Excellence: Sylvia Berry, SCS Computing
Rookie of the Year: Kate Schaich, LTI
Outstanding Teamwork: Jordan Harrison, SCS
Individual Dedication: Rachel Burcin, RI
Outstanding Staff: Sharon Cavlovich, MLD

Individual Dedication award recipient Rachel Burcin was unable to attend the event, but offered thanks via audio recording:

Full List of 2014 Staff Recognition Award Nominees

Please note, the nominations below may have been edited by the Nominations Committee in the interest of space.