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Brain and cognitive sciences awards

All award recipients are brain and cognitive sciences majors unless otherwise indicated.


Walle J.H. Nauta Award--for outstanding research in brain and cognitive sciences

Emilie Croisier '03 (chemistry), Toms River, N.J.

Danielle Guez '03, Penn Valley, Penn.

Aaron Milstein '03, Mystic, Conn.

Vanessa Speed '03, Selden, N.Y.


Hans-Lukas Teuber Award--for outstanding research and academics in brain and cognitive sciences

Vikash Gilja '03, Manhasset, N.Y.

Jennifer Shih '03, Garland, Texas

Jennifer Shieh '03, Hacienda Heights, Calif.

Sandy Zhang '03 (biology and BCS), Salt Lake City


Walle Nauta Award for Continuing Dedication to Teaching

Roland Fleming G, Oxford, England

Amy Pooler G, Wiscasset, Maine

Elizabeth Kensinger G, Kansas City, Mo.


Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Nathan Witthoft G, Philadelphia

Jonathan Winawer G, New York

Neville Sanjana G, San Diego

Boris Krupa G, Bratislava, Slovakia

Josh McDermott G, Arlington, Va.

Florian Wolf G, Munich, Germany

Jodi Davenport G, Walnut Creek, Calif.


Walle Nauta Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

Charlene Ellsworth G, Ballston Spa, N.Y.

Nathan Wilson G, Ithaca, N.Y.

Gail O'Kane G, Arlington, Mass.


Brain and Cognitive Sciences Award for Outstanding Research

Izzat Jarudi '04, Westwood, Mass.

Irit Rappley '04, Cambridge, Mass.


Honorable mention for strong academic records

Sarah Laszlo '04, Billings, Mont.

Caitlin Schein '04, Bloomfield Hills Township, Minn.

Stephanie Wang '04, economics, Fremont, Calif.


Honorable mention for outstanding research

Michelle Machon '04, Albion, R.I.

Ann Punnoose '04, Bellerose, N.Y.


Honorable mention for outstanding work in a particular course

Margaret Boyden '03, Plano, Texas

Eric Jonas '03, Boise, Idaho

Marissa Raymond '03, Albuquerque, N.M.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2003.

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