Tianjiao Wang, a graduate student in biomedical engineering, is a recipient of the University of Iowa Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. The awards are given annually to a few of the many

graduate teaching assistants who spark learning and creativity in the classroom.

The awardees are teaching assistants who taught for at least one semester during the spring, summer, or fall of 2014. Nominations for the awards were sought from students, faculty, colleagues, departmental officers, and deans. The prize carries an award of $1.000.