Stephen DeBacker, the Arthur F Thurnau Professor of Mathematics and the Undergrad Program Director, has received the 2022 Individual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, bestowed by the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. His nomination cites Stephen's exceptional ability to explain “basic mathematical concepts to broad audiences,” his ability to inspire love for mathematics in students, his work designing math curriculum to favor one-on-one mentoring and small group work instead of extensive lecture content, and his many contributions to the culture, outreach, and community engagement of the department.