Two Nelson Institute researchers honored with Postdoc Excellence Awards

Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies UW–MadisonTwo Nelson Institute researchers have received University of Wisconsin-Madison Postdoc Excellence Awards in recognition of their teaching, service, and mentoring.

Nelson Institute postdoctoral research associate in Ecological Studies, Cooper Rosin is being recognized with the Postdoc Excellence Award in Teaching with the nominator stating that Rosin “puts in the extra effort to ensure the success of all of his students, with genuine care for student participation, enjoyment, and growth.”

Paul Stoy, an associate professor of biological systems engineering and a Nelson Institute affiliate is being recognized with the Distinguished Faculty Postdoc Mentoring Award. One of his nominators shared that Stoy “motivates me to find my voice in situations where it was initially repressed, which also inspires me to become a similar role model for other people whose voices may be muted or individuals who may not yet believe in their own abilities. He has always encouraged me to be my best and to reach for larger goals.”

Congratulations to both Rosin and Stoy!

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