Dr. Jane Selverstone selected for 2011 NMNWSE IMPACT! Award

Exciting news! We bestowed our 2011 IMPACT! Award on Dr. Jane Selverstone at the Central Chapter Meeting on Wednesday evening, Feb 15, 2012.

Dr. Selverstone is recognized for being an outstanding teacher, mentor, and role model, who has had a positive IMPACT! on her colleagues, her students, and area elementary schools. Quoting Dr. Selverstone's nominator, Prof. Les McFadden, professor and former UNM Earth & Planetary Sciences Chair:
  "Dr. Jane Selverstone is an internationally known and respected Earth scientist, recently named a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union. Dr. Selverstone has had a highly positive impact on many female students considering the sciences as a career, accomplishing this both through her mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students and inspired teaching. In recognition of her outstanding teaching skills, she received two of the highest teaching awards conferred for excellence in teaching at UNM: the Gunter Starkey Teaching Award from the College of Arts & Sciences and the University of New Mexico Teacher of the Year Award. Ultimately, Jane Selverstone has been an unselfish mentor to all women in Earth science. As one of our female faculty members put it: 'She has been my primary role model as a woman scientist and educator and I enthusiastically recommend her for this award.'"

Click here for the press release on Dr. Selverstone's IMPACT!

2012 IMPACT! Award nomination information will be posted on our IMPACT! Award webpage when available (anticipated early summer). See also our past winners page for other outstanding New Mexico Women who have made an IMPACT!