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Mathematics Awards & Medals

The Goodman-Peterson Award

Annual award given to a faculty member for excellence in the teaching of Mathematics in undergraduate education.

The Goodman-Petersen Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Education were established thanks to a donation from UNC Mathematics Alumni Jennifer Johnson and Janos Kollar. The awards are intended to highlight the accomplishments of Mathematics Department instructors who have made a great contribution to undergraduate instruction over the last two years. The awards are named after two of our Emeritus Faculty members, Professors Sue Goodman and Karl Petersen, both of whom showed incredible devotion to undergraduate education throughout their careers.

Jason Metcalfe

Current Award Recipient

Richard Rimanyi

Current Award Recipient

Past Recipients

2021 | Emily Burkhead and Yaiza Canzani

2020 | Thomas Beck

2019 | Hans Christianson and Mark McCombs

2018 | Linda Green and Richard Rimanyi

2017 | Jason Metcalfe