2021 Merit and Achievement Awards

On Thursday, May 13th the School of Graduate Studies celebrated the 2021 Merit and Achievement Award winners
  • May 13, 2021
Awards & Honors

 

On Thursday, May 13th the School of Graduate Studies celebrated the 2021 Merit and Achievement Award winners.

 

Faculty & Staff Awards
Excellence in Student Support Award
  • Nalini Kaul, Plant Biology
  • Linda Zullinger, Economics

 

Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award
  • Katherine McCabe, Political Science
  • Julia Rubin, Planning and Public Policy

 

All Graduate Students
Excellence in Outreach and Service Award
  • Caterina Agostini, Italian
  • Matthew Amador, Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark

 

Excellence in Leadership and Teaching Award
  • Alexa Murray, Toxicology
  • Sonia Topouzis, Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark
  • Jessica Valenti, Oceanography

 

Master's Students
Outstanding Master's Student Award
  • Biological Sciences
    • Sheetal Ganesan, Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark
  • Humanities
    • Anthony Doria, Religious Studies
  • Social Sciences
    • Mariel Didato, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Physical Sciences
    • Kendi Bailey, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Awardees

Doctoral Students
Outstanding Doctoral Student Award

Biological Sciences

  • Vrushank Bhatt, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
  • Nicholas Monteleone, Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark - Molecular Biology, Genetics and Cancer

Humanities

  • Nicole Nowbahar, Classics

Physical Sciences

  • Marco Castronovo, Mathematics

Social Sciences

  • Niina Vuolajaervi, Sociology

 

Stanley S. Bergen Medal of Excellence
  • Valdir Cristovao Barth Junior, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics

 

Harvey Waterman Medal of Excellence
  • Anton Omelchenko, Neuroscience 

 

School of Graduate Studies Distinguished Scholarly Achievement Award
  • Nicole Sheriko, Literatures in English

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