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Congratulations Léanne Racicot!

Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award 

Congratulations to UBC Chemistry graduate student Léanne Racicot for being awarded the prestigious Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award for her work in mentoring first year international graduate students in their new instructional function in the CHEM 121/123 course.  Racicot was born and raised in Montreal, Quebec where she obtained her B.Sc in chemistry at Université du Québec à Montréal.  She holds a NSERC-Vanier and has worked as an intern for Boehringer-Ingelheim. She currently works for Professor Marco Ciufolini's Research Group that she joined in summer 2011. The Department of Chemistry is very proud of Leanne’s accomplishments.

The UBC Killam Teaching Prizes are awarded annually, from the Killam Endowment Fund, to faculty nominated by students, colleagues, and alumni in recognition of excellence in teaching. Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Awards are given annually to seventeen UBC teaching assistants, in recognition of the valuable role that they play in our undergraduate programs.
















Léanne Racicot receiving her award from Dr. Louise Cowin, Vice-President, Students