Distinguished Teacher Award
Section Awarded: National
Marshall D. Stern, Distinguished Teacher Award
Sponsored by Land O'Lakes, Purina Mills LLC
Marshall Stern is a proponent of active learning and applies his many talents to improving the educational experience of undergraduate and graduate students. He teaches courses in Companion Animal Nutrition, Principles of Animal Nutrition and Ruminant Nutrition. Stern advises 30 undergraduates per year and has advised 24 undergraduate senior research theses, 12 PhD, and 16 MS theses to completion. He receives extraordinarily high teaching evaluations and has received numerous teaching awards. Stern is also responsible for developing a companion animal curriculum at the University of Minnesota. Stern's incredible commitment to teaching, advising, and curriculum development has contributed significantly to student education.