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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Professor to be Honored with Thomas Jefferson Award

May 1st, 2013

Story Contact: Timothy Wall, 573-882-3346,

WHAT: The Thomas Jefferson Award, which includes a $10,000 prize, will be given to an outstanding teacher at the University of Missouri.

WHO: One MU faculty member.

Wednesday, May 1
8:50 a.m. –Media should meet in the history office, Room 101 in Read Hall
9:00 a.m. – The award will be given

The award is a surprise to the recipient, so the classroom location will not be revealed until immediately prior to the presentation.

NOTE: The Thomas Jefferson Award recognizes faculty who rise above excellence and demonstrate clear distinction in teaching, research, writing, creative activities, and service to the University of Missouri and humankind.