Nominated for an Outstanding Research Mentor award.

It has been such a wonderful experience mentoring my two senior students Dana Podell and Cailin Manning during their distinction research project. I am an honored to be have been nominated Outstanding Research Mentor. The awards are designed to recognize and honor individual faculty members who have performed exceptional service as research mentors for undergraduate students.

Regardless of whether or not you receive one of these awards, we wish to recognize your generous contributions to the education and personal growth of undergraduate students. We realize that your work as a mentor has taken a great deal of time and dedication above and beyond your regular teaching, scholarship, and service activities. It is clear that you have had tremendous influence as a research mentor. The following quotes are representative of the praise expressed in your nomination:

"Enjoyed how she had full faith in my work" "Was there to support my project every step of the way" "I never felt alone during the entire process"

On behalf of the Undergraduate Research Office and URO's Student Advisory Committee, we would like to thank you for making The Ohio State University a richer and more stimulating environment for students.

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