Victor H. Engelhard Receives 2008 Kadner Award for Oustanding Graduate Teaching

May 21, 2008 by School of Medicine Webmaster

Victor H. Engelhard, PhD, Professor of Microbiology

“His lab is more than just a research factory; it is a classroom for teaching the next generation of scientists what they need to know in order to be successful.” — Student

“He has a great ability to draw the best out of each of his students and to help them discover their own ability in science. He is very much a facilitator of his students’ development into independent thinkers.” — Student

“… not only do his students write and edit their own manuscripts and receive his critiques and edits, but … they are involved in the editing and critiques of grants that he writes and submits for funding.” — Student

“Vic played a significant role in driving the direction of my career, both initially as a teacher who inspired me to study Immunology; subsequently as a thesis director teaching me how to be a careful, thorough, and focused scientist; and then as a mentor helping to guide my overall career decisions and directions.” — Former student

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