The Foundation has announced the 2019 winners of its annual faculty awards. Five UVA faculty members were recognized for their exceptional teaching and received awards totaling $25,000.
Three faculty members received the Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, which recognizes faculty members who have endeavored selflessly to instill in their students the virtues of scholarship and love of learning. The winners were: Patrick Grant, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics in the School of Medicine; John Miller, professor of classics in the College of Arts & Sciences; and Mohammed Sawaie, professor of Arabic in the College.
Two faculty members in the School of Engineering and Applied Science received the Hartfield Excellence in Teaching Award, which recognizes engineering faculty who exemplify the highest standards and practices of learning. Nada Basit, assistant professor of computer science, and Geoff Geise, assistant professor of chemical engineering, were this year’s winners.