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RuCCs Sara Pixley received the 2019 faculty mentorship award for her contribution to the FIGS program


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 Sara and her mentee Yoni Friedman (Cog. Sci. club president) at the presentations


Dr. Sara Pixley was Cognitive Science club president Yoni Friedman's mentor and received an awarded for her contribution to the FIGS program. 

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS) were established at Rutgers University to help incoming students discover professional fields and learn more about their campus community. These one credit courses have students explore a specific topical area and take advantage of resources and opportunities and gain insight to academic success and professional development. FIGS classes are taught by Peer Instructors (juniors and seniors) who share their experiences with first-years.