2015 Outstanding Senior Awards
You have gone beyond the academic challenges placed in front of you to think critically, question established knowledge, and to consistently raise the level of thinking and dialogue in class and with each faculty member you have encountered. You represent the best of what we at UC Davis stand for: commitment to your intellectual community and world-class academic performance.
-Vice Provost & Dean Thomas's address to the 2015 Outstanding Seniors
Undergraduate Education was honored to present the Outstanding Senior Awards for 2015. Graduating seniors representing more than 50 majors were selected by their departments to receive the award in recognition of their contributions to the intellectual environments of their departments, whether through involvement in a research group or creative production, significant contributions to classroom discussion, leadership in student groups committed to the advancement of learning, or other intellectual pursuits with faculty and fellow students.
Carolyn Thomas, Vice Provost & Dean for Undergraduate Education, teamed up with Assistant Vice Provost Helen Schurke Frasier to present the awards as part of the campuswide Student Awards Ceremony held on May 27 at the UC Davis Conference Center Ballroom.