Burçin Bayram named Woman Physicist of the Month
The American Physical Society's Committee on the Status of Women in Physics (CSWP) selected Associate Professor Burçin Bayram as Woman Physicist for the month of May 2015. Her "enthusiasm for science, creativity in the lab, and dedication to the success of her students" are just a few of the qualities mentioned in an article on the APS website, where she is recognized for her work in the classroom, the lab, and in outreach activities.
Paul Urayama named Distinguished Educator
Associate Professor Paul Urayama is one of two recipients of the 2015 College of Arts and Science Distinguished Educator Award. These awards honor two faculty members for excellence in teaching and related professional activities. Beside receiving a cash award for professional use, Paul will have the honor of making a presentation to the academic community.