Prof. Ferrara, right, with Kate Watson, GSR, left, at the awards ceremony

Professor Katherine Ferrara has received a 2011 Outstanding Mentor Award from the Consortium for Women and Research. These awards are designed to honor faculty who have engaged in sustained and successful mentoring of women at UC Davis. She was nominated by her students and peers, who wrote moving, detailed letters of support. Prof. Ferrara will be honored at a reception on Monday, May 16, from 4:10 to 5:30 in the Putah Creek Lodge.