Nominate a TA for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

2018 John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award winner Ryan Chan
February 28, 2020

Did a graduate teaching assistant help you learn computer science?  Nominate them for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.

The Computer Science and Engineering Department is seeking nominations for the John T. Riedl Memorial Graduate Teaching Assistant Award. This award recognizes graduate teaching assistants whose efforts have helped other students learn. If you have had an exceptional graduate teaching assistant, please consider nominating them to receive this award.

Nominations can be submitted by individual students or groups of students. Be sure to include:

  • Who you are
  • The graduate teaching assistant's name
  • The CSci course and semester you had the course
  • A statement about why your nominee deserves recognition

Email your nominating letter by April 20, 2020 to Professor Nicholas Hopper (cscidugs@umn.edu) (in PDF, MSWord, or plain text form, and with the subject "Riedl Graduate Teaching Assistant Award")

Before his untimely passing away in 2013, Professor John T. Riedl, himself a devoted, exceptional teacher, asked that funds contributed by his friends and colleagues be used to establish this memorial award.