During her "ideal last lecture," Golden Apple Award recipient Sandra Levitsky discussed her road to becoming a teacher, described the underlying optimism behind the study of sociology, and emphasized how using one's voice to promote social change is a politically powerful form of optimism.
Sandra R. Levitsky has been selected to receive this year's Golden Apple Award in recognition of her engaging teaching style and passion for helping students succeed.
During his ideal last lecture, Golden Apple Award recipient Edward Cho urged students to leave their self-doubt behind, know they are good enough and to remember there is hope and light at the end of hardship and pain.
In honor of his engaging teaching style and care for students, LSA economics lecturer Edward Cho has been selected to receive the 27th annual Golden Apple Award.
Ryan Ball recently walked into the Stephen M. Ross School of Business Winter Garden atrium expecting to meet with five students for lunch. But to his surprise, his students had something else planned.
It's not often that a lecture begins with a standing ovation, but that's what happened as Stephen Strobbe took the stage at Rackham Auditorium on Tuesday for the 25th Annual Golden Apple lecture.
Stephen Strobbe's morning was off to a routine start Wednesday when a student presentation in his "Mental Health & Illness Across the Lifespan" class took an unexpected twist.
Before Professor Victor Lieberman gave his "last lecture" April 2 at the Golden Apple Award ceremony, 30 members of the Men's Glee Club, dressed in pristine khaki pants, blue blazers and variations of maize-and-blue ties, performed "The University."
Victor Lieberman always sets aside 10 minutes near the end of his lecture to answer questions. But when a student in his class on Arab-Israeli conflict raised his hand and asked if Lieberman liked golden apples, he was confused.