Graduate Education

Outstanding Doctoral Mentors 2015: Donald L. Fixico, Margaret Schmidt and Paul Westerhoff

Outstanding Doctoral Mentors

Congratulations to Paul Westerhoff,
Margaret Schmidt and Donald L. Fixico.

Meet the mentors

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November 30, 2015
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
University Center Building, West
December 1, 2015
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
January 8, 2016
8:30 am to 12:30 pm
Memorial Union, Tempe


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An eminent scientist and engineer with transdisciplinary expertise in sustainability, an award-winning musician, and a distinguished history professor of the American West and tribal communities have been named the Outstanding Doctoral Mentors of 2015-2016 by Arizona State University Graduate Education. A talented mentor can be critical to a doctoral student’s success, guiding them through the rigors of researching and publishing,... Read more