Donna Viola is the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for Fall 2015. She worked with Dr. Joe Spitale in the PTYS/ASTR/GEOS 214 course on Astrobiology, which is a General Education Natural Sciences Tier II course. Donna gave two lectures during the semester and was cited for her time and effort in communicating course content.
Recipients of the Outstanding GTA Award receive funds of up to $1,000 to support travel to a professional meeting of their choice. Donna is a fifth-year graduate student advised by Professor Alfred McEwen.