Professor Lauren Aleksunes, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Director of the Graduate Program in Toxicology, has been awarded the 2022 Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Award by Rutgers School of Graduate Studies. This award recognizes graduate faculty who have made significant contributions to graduate education at Rutgers University. The award recognizes demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring, including integration of research and teaching, excellence in all aspects of the teacher-student relationship, curricular innovation, development of effective teaching strategies, richness and conceptual complexity of teaching materials, extension of effects beyond the classroom, and more!

Dr. Aleksunes is a role model for all of us, and we all congratulate her for this well-earned recognition!