Aquatic and Fishery Sciences' Chelsea Wood
Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’ Chelsea Wood

Congratulations to UW Environment’s Chelsea Wood! The assistant professor at UW’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences was recently selected to receive the 2018 Distinguished Teaching Award. She will be honored at the UW’s Awards of Excellence ceremony on June 7, 2018, at 3:30 p.m. in Meany Hall. The UW community and general public are invited to attend.

Distinguished Teaching Award recipients are chosen based on a variety of criteria, including mastery of the subject matter, enthusiasm and innovation in teaching and learning process, ability to engage students both within and outside the classroom, ability to inspire independent and original thinking in students and to stimulate students to do creative work, and innovations in course and curriculum design.

Chelsea’s research program explores the ecology of parasites and pathogens in a changing world. In addition to receiving the 2018¬†Distinguished Teaching Award, Chelsea was recently awarded the Sloan Fellowship for early-career research¬†and a University of Washington Innovation Award.

Please join us, as well as the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences’ Trevor Branch and Friday Harbor Labs’ Adam Summers, in offering congratulations to Chelsea and the rest of the 2018 Awards of Excellence winners!