2021 Brasted Award for Excellence in College Teaching awarded to Professor Jane Wissinger
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (10/14/2021)—The Brasted award is given to an individual who excels in instruction, supervising, innovative course work and exceptional teaching at the college level chemistry courses and laboratory instructions. This year's award goes to Dr. Jane Wissinger of University of Minnesota. Dr. Wissinger received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Organic Chemistry in 1987. Currently Dr. Wissinger is a Professor and Organic Chemistry Laboratory Director at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on the development of organic chemistry laboratory experiments that exemplify modern green chemistry methodology and guided-inquiry pedagogy. She is also an instructor of the sophomore level Organic Laboratory Course (1100 students per year) and she is an author of the course manual, her responsibilities include course curriculum, training and management of ca. 70 TAs per year, lectures, and development of new experiments. She is a Senior Investigator in NSF CCI Center for Sustainable Polymers. She is involved in development, dissemination, and implementation of novel sustainable polymer experiments for the college and high school curriculum. Dr. Wissinger also teaches senior level Green Chemistry Lecture Course and organic chemistry lecture courses along with being a Supervisor of Head Organic TA and Organic Chemistry Adjunct Faculty. MN ACS is very enthusiastic in bestowing her with this prestigious award which comes with a plaque and a $500 honorarium.
What: 2021 Brasted Award Ceremenoy
When: October 27th, 07:30 PM
Location: Zoom link sent after registration
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