March 21, 2007
Boka Hadzija, PhD, has been named as a recipient of a 2007 University Professor of Distinguished Teaching Award, one of the University’s highest recognitions for teaching excellence.
Hadzija, along with twenty-one winners of teaching awards in nine categories, wasrecognized during halftime of the Carolina-N.C. State men’s basketball game. She will be recognized by Chancellor James Moeser at an awards banquet this spring.
The University Professor of Distinguished Teaching Award, given every three years, provides two three-year term professorships recognizing career teaching excellence. One award is for tenured faculty in academic affairs, including professional schools, and one is for tenured faculty in health affairs. Each recipient receives a stipend of $3,000 annually.
Hadzija has received more than a dozen awards for teaching excellence in her career. She is a three-time winner of the University’s Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and has been honored with the UNC Board of Governors Award for Excellence in Teaching and the Edward Kidder Graham Award from the UNC General Alumni Association. She is a professor in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics.