Inspiring Teacher: Cheryl Wachenheim, professor of agribusiness and applied economics
Cheryl Wachenheim cares about her students and works hard to make sure they know it.
“At NDSU, teaching is truly a student-centered activity,” said Wachenheim, who teaches a variety of courses,…
Inspiring Teacher: Indranil SenGupta, associate professor of mathematics
In 2020, Indranil SenGupta was awarded the Odney Excellence in Teaching Award, which honors outstanding instruction at NDSU.
Indranil SenGupta considers himself a mathematics tour guide. His goal is…
Inspiring Teacher: Natalie Smith Carlson, senior lecturer, English
Natalie Smith Carlson teaches writing in the health professions and writing in the humanities and social sciences. Her goal is to create positive change in the world through a critical, in-depth look…
Inspiring Teacher: Amy Stichman, associate professor of criminal justice
Award-winning NDSU associate professor Amy Stichman teaches criminology, applied research methods, corrections and women and minorities in criminal justice.
Amy Stichman keeps students engaged in…
Inspiring Teacher: Ali Amiri, assistant professor of practice in the Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ali Amiri teaches a variety of courses, ranging from Engineering Mechanics to Product Design and Development to Fundamentals of Visual Communication for Engineers. He also coordinates the senior…
Inspiring teacher: David Englund, senior lecturer of agribusiness and applied economics
Senior lecturer David Englund brings energy, passion and humor to his courses.
For David Englund, learning is synonymous with growing as a person. It’s a concept he emphasizes as he teaches…
Inspiring Teacher: Katie Lyman, associate professor of health, nutrition and exercise sciences
Associate professor Katie Lyman has adapted her approach to help students gain the knowledge they need to succeed in their career and in life, despite the global pandemic.
Katie Lyman is an…
Inspiring Teacher: James Caton, assistant professor of agribusiness and applied economics
NDSU professor James Caton challenges students to explore the unfamiliar.
James Caton describes himself as “a teacher who has spent his life in pursuit of understanding.”
That’s a perspective he…
Inspiring Teacher: Angela Smith, associate professor and public history director
In a photo taken before the pandemic, NDSU associate professor Angela Smith teaches her students.
Angela Smith is an admired and respected instructor who firmly believes that students learn best by…
Inspiring Teacher: Fariz Huseynov, associate professor of finance
In a photo taken before the pandemic, associate professor Fariz Huseynov teaches his NDSU students. Huseynov has
taught a variety of management courses since joining the faculty in 2009.