Salute to 2016 Silver Circle winners

Yeow K. Siow

“I enjoy standing in front of students and trying to make sense of a complex subject,” says Yeow Siow, clinical assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin

Since 1966, the Silver Circle Award has been presented to some of UIC’s best teachers. Winners, who are honored at their college commencements, receive $500 and their names join a long list of distinguished colleagues. But what makes the award especially meaningful is its selection committee: the graduating seniors.

This year’s winners:

John Abbott, history

Michelle Adams, kinesiology and nutrition

Özgür Arslan-Ayaydin, finance

Christopher Baker, psychology

Marsha Cassidy, English

John Herrmann, epidemiology and biostatistics

Marisha Humphries, educational psychology

Evangelos Kobotis, mathematics

Joanna Michel, public health

Alan Molumby, biological sciences

Ronald Pavone, psychology

Laurie Jo Reynolds, art and art history

Yeow Siow, mechanical and industrial engineering

Theresa Williams, nursing

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