Friday, April 19, 2024

Dr. Lori Adams, Director of the Iowa Sciences Academy and Professor of Instruction in the Department of Biology, received the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Instruction Award.

The Distinguished Professor of Instruction Award recognizes candidates who excel in teaching, institutional and professional service, and their record of publications at time of advancement. The two-year award carries a one-time financial award, which may be used for research and teaching initiatives.

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Lori Adams, Department of Biology, was selected among those promoted to professor of instruction.

Adams is interested in enhancing undergraduate biology education through research experience opportunities, mentoring, and the practice of scientific teaching. Adams teaches courses in communicating research, student development, and more.