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Professor Dr. Richard Day Awarded Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching

Congratulations to Dr. Richard Day, who has been awarded the 2018 University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Chancellor’s Citation for Meritorious Teaching. This prestigious award recognizes Mānoa faculty members who have made significant contributions to teaching and student learning.

Photo of Professor DayDr. Day combines cutting-edge knowledge with an enjoyable, engaging classroom presence. He inspires students to envision the art and science of teaching as achievable for them “rather than as a form of unreachable wizardry.” Students and colleagues express frank admiration and commendations for Dr. Day as someone “deserving of a lifetime achievement award for his brilliance as a teacher, and as a definitive professional of world renown.” One student writes, “Each Tuesday and Thursday I wake up with such joy and anticipation, knowing that I am coming to SLS 303.” The 2018 UHM Awards ceremony was held on April 27, 2018, at Kennedy Theatre.