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Office of the First Year Awards 2017-18

The Office of the First Year is pleased to recognize the following faculty and students for outstanding contributions to advising, teaching, and for first year accomplishments during the 2017-18 academic year.

MIT Awards Convocation 

Everett Moore Baker Award for Excellence in Teaching: Professor Anna Mikusheva, Economics
Arthur C. Smith Award for Meaningful Contributions to Student Life & Learning:  Professor Will Broadhead, History
Earll M. Murman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising:  Professor Gigliola Staffilani, Mathematics

Freshman Advisor Awards 

Creative Advising Activity Award: Dr. Paola Rebusco, Experimental Study Group
Outstanding Rookie Advisor Award: Dr. Peter Kempthorne, Mathematics
Alan J. Lazarus Award (1953) Excellence in Advising Award: Professor Raul Radovitzky,  Aeronautics & Astronautics
Excellence In Mentoring Award: Professor David McGee, Earth, Atmospheric, & Planetary Sciences
Student Champion Award: Professor Leon Glicksman, Architecture Innovative Seminar Award; and Professor Dennis Freeman, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Outstanding Associate Advisor Award 

Sarah Stern, Class of 2019, Biology

Freshman Awards 

Performing Arts: An Jimenez
Academics/Research: Grace Moore
Leadership: Iris Abrahantes Morales
Service: Meghan Davis
Diversity & Culture: Kelvin Green II
Athletics: Kylie Gallagher and Keith Shepard