Brandeis International Business School

Brandeis IBS awards students, faculty and staff

Winners lauded for excellence in academics, teaching, work performance and community leadership

Incoming Brandeis IBS Dean Kathryn Graddy, middle, with several award winners. In all, eight students, two faculty members and two staff members were honored.

Incoming Brandeis IBS Dean Kathryn Graddy, middle, with several award winners. In all, eight students, two faculty members and two staff members were honored.

They are standout scholars, inspiring professors and teaching assistants, community leaders and staff members who go the extra mile.

Together, they represent the best of Brandeis International Business School (IBS).

On May 11, students, faculty and staff received awards honoring their excellence in performance at a reception hosted by Interim Dean Peter Petri.

The annual event was just one of several Commencement Week celebrations leading up to the Brandeis IBS Class of 2018’s diploma ceremony. In all, eight students, two faculty members and two staff members received awards.

“So much dedication goes into making Brandeis IBS a special place to learn and work,” said Petri. “These awards recognize students, faculty and staff whose efforts to go above and beyond during the 2017-18 academic year have inspired us all.”

Below is a complete list of Brandeis IBS award winners for 2017-18:

Academic Excellence Awards

Visruthi Sharma, MA ‘18 — Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance Program Prize for Excellence in Finance

Xiaoyue Sun; MA ‘18 — Master of Arts in International Economics and Finance Program Prize for Excellence in Economics

Uri Kedem, MBA ‘18 — MBA Program Prize for Excellence in Business Leadership

Yilan Tang, MBA ‘18 — MBA Program Prize for Excellence in Business Education

Student Commencement Speaker

Yilan Tang, MBA ‘18

Excellence as a Teaching Assistant

Yu (Becky) Xiang, MA ‘18

Sichun Xuan, MA ‘18

Community Leadership Awards

Mansi Gulati, MBA ‘18

Xitong Zhou, MA ‘18

Excellence in Teaching Award

Prof. Carol Osler

Adjunct Prof. Christopher Alt

Read more about this year’s Excellence in Teaching Award winners.

Staff Excellence Awards

Briana Sheehan, Assistant Director of Admissions Operations

Rachel Wasdyke, Associate Director of Engagement

Commencement 2018: Dean's Cocktail Reception

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