Paulina Duda, current PhD student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, has been recognized for her excellence in the classroom by Rackham's Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award. Through these awards, Rackham recognizes young scholars who have been nominated by their program for teaching excellence. Winners of this award demonstrate superb skill in teaching, mentoring and advising. They bring creativity, inspirational commitment and intellectual excitement to the classroom, discussion section, or teaching lab, and communicate this passion with their undergraduate students. Paulina has taught First-Year Polish in 2015-2016, and has also been a GSI in courses such as Central European Cinema. Congratulations, Paulina!