The UROP Outstanding Mentor Award recognizes a CU Boulder faculty member for their role mentoring a current undergraduate working on research, scholarly and creative projects in any major. Dr. Pang was nominated by mentee Sean Guderian and selected from numerous student nominations speaking to the value of mentorship and the transformative experience of partnering with CU Boulder’s world-class faculty. Recipients have the option to award an assistantship to an undergraduate of their choosing, and all nominees will be honored at the UROP Best Practices Colloquium next fall.
Receiving honorable mention recognition are Dr. Allison Anderson, Aerospace and Engineering Sciences; Dr. Michael Marshak, Chemistry; Dr. Carolyn Crow, Geological Sciences; and Dr. Mark Whisman, Psychology and Neuroscience. Excerpts from student nominations, short project descriptions and faculty bios are included below.