Paulina Duda, a current PhD student in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, has been honored with Rackham's Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) 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 previously taught that course as well as been a GSI in Central European Cinema. Congratulations, Paulina!