Two Brigham Young University professors have been honored by fellow faculty members for their exemplary work in teaching and research.
The College of Biology and Agriculture gave Laren R. Robison, professor of agronomy, the College Teaching Excellence Award and William W. Winder, professor of zoology, the College Creative Teaching Achievement Award.Robison, formerly associate dean of the college, directs the Ezra Taft Benson Agriculture and Food Institute at BYU.
Winder is a leading authority on the hormonal control of carbohydrate metabolism during exercise. "He has had continuous support from the National Institute of Health for the past 10 years or more," said Richard Heninger, associate dean of the college.
Heninger said Robison and Winder "amply demonstrated aspects of the university's mission through teaching and research."