University of California, Riverside

UC Riverside Foundation Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards

Physics Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

Physics Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award


Physics and Astronomy D01057


Graduate Student Support

History and Purpose:

Professor Robert Wild, the first physicist to join the UCR faculty and who was responsible for establishing the physics laboratories, received UCR's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1973. In 1980, he created the Physics Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award to be awarded each Spring at Commencement to an outstanding Physics teaching assistant.

Selection and Guidelines:

Award to outstanding Physics TA each Spring. Award to be anonymous. Selection is made by a committee of one faculty member, one graduate student and one undergraduate student.

 Request for Information:

There is no application procedure for students. All students within the department are eligible to receive awards based on the criteria of the donor(s) and recommendations from the department chair and faculty mentors.

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University of California, Riverside
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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Office of Development
1955 Chicago Avenue, Ste. 200, Riverside, CA 92507

Roberta Albert
Assistant Director for Stewardship and Donor Relations
Tel: (951) 827-5247

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