Prize-Winning Activities

At least once every year, we award a handful of ABLConnect Teaching Innovator Prizes to faculty member and graduate student instructors whose teaching demonstrates a conscious effort to reach solid academic goals while challenging and engaging students in thoughtful, creative, or interesting ways.  Recipients ware awarded an honorarium and the opportunity to film a testimonial about their activity.  Below are the winners.


Modeling the Ecological System for Children with Incarcerated Parents by Abena Subira Mackall, Graduate Student (HGSE)

Visual Arts in Dermatology: Training the Eye by Elizabeth Buzney, M.D. and Jennifer Huang, M.D. (HMS)

Paper Figure Jigsaw by Christopher Burtner, Ph.D. (DCE)

Simulated Auction for the Sale of an International Company by Mitchell Presser, J.D. (HLS)

Mitchell Presser
See also: 2017


Team Midterms by Jenny Hoffman, Ph.D. (FAS)



Community Service & Education by Ariane Liazos

Complex Stats, Simple Tech by Theodore Svoronos


Mining Shakespeare by Peter Henstock


Peer Learning for Dissection by Glenna Clifton



Dying in a New World by Christopher Allison


Farm to Fork Project by P.K. Newby


Peer Review Revisions by Samuel Ronfard


Real Estate Investment Pitch Project by Teo Nicolais


Fall 2014

From Text to Hypertext by Thenesoya Vidina Martín de la Nuez


Planning a Documentary Film on Developmental Biology by Kaitlyn Choi


Mock Congressional Hearing by Jonathan Bruno


Spring 2014

Name Five by Kellie Carter Jackson


Theme and Variations: Understanding Musical Style by Bill O'Hara


Mapping Indian Political Institutions by Emily Clough


Bring a Goddess to a Party by Maria Metzler


Globe Toss Icebreaker by Michael Parzen