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Gus Gerrans receives 2011 All University Teaching Award

Prof. Gus Gerrans received a 2011 All University Teaching Award for his excellence in teaching. Prof. Gerrans teaches Organic and General Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. He has taught undergraduate chemistry at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and here at the University of Virginia.  He has held visiting professorships at the California Institute of Technology (1972), the University of Illinois (1979), the University of East Anglia, England (1986) and the University of Virginia (1990). Amongst the awards that he has received are the Convocation Distinguished Teacher’s Award (University of the Witwatersrand) and the Education Medal (South African Chemical Institute). He has published over 80 papers and is the co-author, together with P and R Hartmann-Petersen, of “Encyclopedia of Science and Technology,” (New Africa Books, 2007).

Most recently, Prof. Gerrans was a faculty in the Spring 2009 UVA Semester at Sea Program.

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