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The Wallace Loh Academic Excellence Award is given to the outstanding graduating student in the College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs. Selection is based upon exceptional graduate work in the classroom. Qualification evidenced by paper/article submission, conference presentations, fellowship or scholarship awards, and interdisciplinary scholarship work. The award honors the impact that Dr. Wallace Loh had upon graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Loh served as Dean of the college from 1999-2008. Under his leadership, four of the seven Arts and Sciences graduate programs were created.
Each graduate program may nominate one student. A selection committee consisting of members of the Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Student Advisory Council will be formed to narrow the field to three students. The final decision will be made by the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Nomination requirements include a 3.75 cumulative grade point average or above but the selection committee will give more weight to the following student qualifications for selection:
Eligible for graduation in June 2014
Interdisciplinary scholarship work, paper and project collaborations between programs
Presentations / Conference Participation
On behalf of the (insert your program's name)
As a program we are nominating (insert full name of student)
Rationale: Please indicate below why you believe this student qualifies for consideration for this award
If applicable please list the title(s) of presentation(s)/paper(s)/conference(s)