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Fall 2011 GTA Excellence Award

Fall 2011 GTA Excellence Award

Congratulations to Christa Van Laerhoven, recipient of the Fall 2011 Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award!

For Fall 2011, Christa was a GTA for Joe Spitale's PTYS 214 (Astrobiology) section. Christa was recognized by her student nominators as "a phenomenal TA...easily one of the top two GTAs in 4 years at UA" and as "a dynamic lecturer."

As recipient of the LPL GTA Excellence Award, Christa receives the award of conference/travel expenses (up to $1,000) to a professional domestic conference.

Christa is also the recipient of the 2012 College of Science Graduate Student Award for Teaching; her work as a mentor and TA will be recognized at the CoS Graduate Student Awards (April 27, University Park Marriott); she is eligible for the $500 college-wide award.

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