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Brahim Medjahed, Rackham associate dean for academic programs and initiatives for UM-Dearborn, is among three recipients of this year’s Distinguished Professors of the Year award by the Michigan Association of State Universities (MASU), which recognizes their outstanding contributions and dedication to the education of undergraduate students.

Medjahed, who also is professor of computer and information science at UM-Dearborn, has expanded his teaching into high schools and is intentional about bringing greater diversity to computer science studies. He also helped design UM-Dearborn’s undergraduate program in cybersecurity, and jointly leads a regional collaborative dedicated to increasing student data literacy.

“Professor Medjahed is a visionary and passionate educator and scholar, who has dedicated much of his career to building and supporting new opportunities for undergraduate students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, as well as for teachers and prospective students in the larger community we serve,” said Catherine A. Davy, UM-Dearborn provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs.

For the full story, please visit The University Record.