William (Bill) Penuel received this year's Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award. This award "recognizes a tenure-track faculty member or Adjoint Professor who provides exemplary mentoring, training, and leadership to postdoctoral scholars at CU Boulder. Mentors must have completed at least 3 months of postdoctoral mentoring at CU Boulder at the time of nomination, and cannot have received an Outstanding Mentor Award in the past." (Postdoctoral Affairs)
Bill was nominated by Dr. Kerri Wingert who according to Terri Fiez, Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation, "praised your welcoming, supportive and collegial demeanor. This year's applicant pool for Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award was highly competitive and I hope you take pride in this recognition."