At the end of each academic year, the CTE hosts the university's formal teaching awards ceremony that provides an opportunity for Rice administrators, faculty, and students to celebrate the contributions of Rice instructors who have devoted themselves to both their students and the craft of teaching.

Teaching Awards Ceremony & Reception 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
McMurtry Auditorium

There will be a wine and appetizer reception following the ceremony. All students, faculty, alumni, and staff are encouraged to attend (no RSVP required).

2017 Brown Lecture on Teaching Excellence:
"Genghis Khan and the Liberal Arts Education: a Cautionary Tale"
Presented by Lisa Balabanlilar
2016 Recipient, George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Associate Professor of History

Awards Presented:
George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching
George R. Brown Awards for Superior Teaching
Charles W. Duncan Achievement Award for Outstanding Faculty
Nicolas Salgo Outstanding Teaching Award
Presidential Award for Mentoring
Sarah A. Burnett Teaching Prize in the Social Sciences
Sophia Meyer Farb Prize for Teaching (Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Award)
(T+R)^2 Award, School of Engineering
STC Teaching Award (for Student-Taught Courses)
NEW! Graduate Student Teaching Awards


Teaching Awards Ceremony 2015 in Pictures

In 2015, over 230 guests celebrated the achievements of 28 Rice faculty.