UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND ─ University of Richmond psychology professor Kelly Lambert, a behavioral neuroscientist, has been selected as a 2024–25 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar.
Dr. Jay Banner is moving from Longhorn to Bear territory next year following his Robert Foster Cherry Award win.
The Cherry Award is designed to honor teachers who are bringing value to their field. Banner — who is a professor of earth and planetary sciences at the University of Texas — earned the $250,000 prize and a semester-long teaching position at Baylor. Additionally, his home department will receive $35,000 to develop better teaching opportunities and to assist in hiring a replacement while he is at Baylor.
WACO, Texas (Jan. 23, 2024) – Baylor University today named Jay L. Banner, Ph.D., F. M. Bullard Professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin, as the 2024 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching.
UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND ─ The Society for Neuroscience has awarded University of Richmond psychology professor and behavioral neuroscientist Kelly Lambert its 2023 Science Educator Award.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 24, 2023) – Three finalists for Baylor University’s 2024 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present their public lectures in person on the Baylor campus on Oct. 24, Oct. 30 and Nov. 6. In addition, all three lectures will be livestreamed on the Cherry Award’s page at their respective times.
Hollylynne Lee, a Distinguished Professor of mathematics and statistics education in NC State’s College of Education, has been named the recipient of the 2023 William D. Warde Statistics Education Award.
Dr. Hollylynne Lee, Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education at North Carolina State University, is the 2022 recipient of the prestigious national Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, awarded biennially by Baylor University to recognize exemplary teaching by university faculty. As the recipient, Dr. Lee has spent the spring semester of 2023 in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction and is teaching two courses for undergraduate education majors — “Critical Issues in Mathematics Education” and “Data and Chance.”
The Robert Foster Cherry Award Committee has chosen the three finalist for the 2024 Award.
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Professor Neil Garg is the 2023 recipient of the Mani L. Bhaumik Award for Public Engagement with Science, an annual award from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) presented to scientists and engineers in recognition of their contributions to public engagement with science.
Baylor University celebrated the arrival of 2022 Cherry Award Recipient at the Cherry Award Ceremony and Luncheon. Dr. Lee gave a presentation to a crowd of close to 100.
NC State College of Education Distinguished Professor of Mathematics and Statistics Education and Friday Institute Senior Faculty Fellow Hollylynne Lee will serve as interim associate dean, Friday Institute, College of Education.
When a class becomes a community, students change from being passive to active learners, write 2018 Cherry Award Recipient Neil Garg and Chairman of the Cherry Award Committee Kevin D. Dougherty, who offer suggestions for how to create such an environment.
Baylor University is proud to announce that Dr. Kevin Dougherty has been named the new Chair of the Cherry Award Committee. Dr. Dougherty is an award-winning teacher and active researcher in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Department of Sociology.
The Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching partnered with Baylor University's Academy for Teaching and Learning to host the summit, "Empathetic Teaching in Complicated Times", featuring Dr. Cognard-Black and others.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 11, 2019) – Each of the three finalists for Baylor University’s 2020 Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching will present a public lecture on Baylor’s campus beginning Monday, Oct. 14.