Hudock Fellowship

George Hudock Fellowship

Thanks to donors like you, the George Hudock Biology Fellowship generates an estimated annual income of $1,300. With your support, this important award will continue to recognize a promising student while paying tribute to a beloved professor.

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About George Hudock

George Hudock came to Indiana University in 1965 and remained here until his retirement in 2000. Hudock's outstanding teaching earned him several awards, including IU’s Ulysses G. Weatherly Award for distinguished teaching, the 1972 Teaching Award from the Senior Class Council, and the 1998 Teaching Excellence Recognition Award. He also earned Biology's Senior Class Award for Teaching Excellence in Biology and Dedication to Undergraduates in 1987. He passed away in 2015.

2020 Hudock Fellow: HyunAh Kim

HyunAh is a second-year GCDB master student in Distinguished Professor Carl Bauer's lab. She is passionate about plant-microbe interaction research using molecular and cell biology skills. Specifically, she investigates the role of cGMP in plant-Azospirillum brasilense interactions, whether A. brasilense cGMP can mediate root development in plants and plants regulate cGMP synthesis in A. brasilense. Ultimately, she wishes to contribute to sustainable agriculture with her research and create her own scholarship foundation. George Hudock Fellowship will provide a foundation for her short-/long-term goal.

About the George Hudock Fellowship

This fund is used to support and maintain the George Hudock Biology Fellowship, which is open to Department of Biology graduate students in good academic standing. First preference is given to qualified Master’s candidates and second to Master's or Doctoral level students in need of summer support or financial assistance for special seminars or training.

This endowed fellowship was established in 1993 by Indiana University alumni, Fern (Hays) and Clifford DeLaCroix. Hudock taught and mentored Mrs. DeLaCroix during her college career, and she wished to honor him for his outstanding teaching ability, support, and guidance.