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Awards & Recognition

UNLV and the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents recognize the achievements of faculty in teaching, research/creative activity, and service with a number of awards each year; as well as those achievements of undergraduate and graduate advisors and undergraduate and graduate scholars.

In addition, many academic colleges/schools have their own awards to honor faculty, staff, and/or student achievements. Please watch for other award opportunity announcements.

Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

The Office of Faculty Affairs is responsible for the following awards.

UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award and Nevada Regents' Teaching Award

UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award and Nevada Regents' Teaching Award

The following award nominations, including the completed application packet, are invited through 12 p.m. on Monday, October 3, 2016.

Committee Members

Recent Winners

2016
  • George Pales, Heath Physics & Diagnostc Sciences
  • Andrew Spivek, Sociology (Regents)
2015
  • Anjala Krishen, Marketing & International Business
  • Laurel Pritchard, Psychology
  • Andrew Spivak, Sociology
  • Pradip Bhowmik, Chemistry & Biochemistry
2014
  • Robert Aalberts, Accounting
  • P. Jane Hafen, English
  • Daniel McAllister, Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology
  • Scott Nowicki, Geoscience
  • Sang-Duck Seo, Art

UNLV Outstanding Teaching by Part-Time Faculty (PTIs) Award

UNLV Outstanding Teaching by Part-Time Faculty (PTIs) Award

The following applications are due to FDH 708 or via campus mail to mail code 1014 by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 26, 2016.

Committee Members

Recent Winners

2016
  • Yvette Benz, World Languages + Cultures
  • Michael Gordon, Environmental & Public Affairs
  • Stanford Owen, William S. Boyd School of Law
  • Tansy Rabijahed, Life Sciences
  • Mike Velez, English
  • Mary Wammack, History
2015
  • Daniel Heller , Life Sciences
  • Roberta Sabbath , English
  • David P. Schwartz , Law
  • Homer Simms , English
2014
  • Kathleen Callahan, Journalism & Media Studies
  • Kerie Francis, Sociology
  • Tereza Jezkova, Life Sciences
  • Joanna Kepka, Honors
  • Jose Santillana, Women's Studies

Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs is responsible for the following awards.

UNLV Academic Advisor Award and Nevada Regents' Academic Advisor Award

UNLV Academic Advisor Award and Nevada Regents' Academic Advisor Award

Application materials for the academic advisor award may be submitted to FDH 706 or via campus mail to mail code 1099) by Friday, September 23, 2016 at 5 p.m. Please direct any inquiries to Tricia Lozano McCrory at 702-895-5285.

Committee Members

  • Past Awardees, Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada (CSUN) Representative, Graduate & Professional Student Association (GPSA) Representative, Student Affairs Representative, Executive Vice President and Provost Faculty Fellow.

Recent Winners

2016

UNLV Academic Advisor Award

  • Stacy Shapin, Academic Advisor Award (Undergraduate)
  • Dr. James Busser, Academic Advisor Award (Graduate)
2015

UNLV Academic Advisor Award

  • Tony Terrell, Academic Advisor Award (Undergraduate)
  • Jennifer Carr, Academic Advisor Award (Graduate)
Nevada Regents' Academic Advisor Award
  • Jennifer Carr, Regents' Academic Advisor Award (Graduate)
2014

UNLV Academic Advisor Award

  • Tiffany Schmier, Honors College (Undergraduate)
  • Lisa Davis, MBA Programs (Graduate)
Nevada Regents' Academic Advisor Award
  • Tiffany Schmier, Honors College (Undergraduate)

Faculty International Development Awards: Summer 2016

Faculty International Development Awards: Summer 2016

Applications materials for the summer 2016 faculty international development awards are invited through Monday, October 12, 2015.

Committee Members

  • Shelley Heaton, Research Librarian
  • Mel Jameson, International Business
  • Susan Thompson, International Programs, non voting member
  • Sabrina Harris, USAC Institutional Relations (non voting serves as placement coordinator)

Recent Winners

2014
  • Anne Stevens, English, Pau, France
2015
  • Deirdre Clemente, History, Viterbo, Italy

Nevada Regents' Scholar Award - Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Nevada Regents' Scholar Award - Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Application materials for the Scholar awards may be submitted to FDH 703 or via campus mail to mail code 1099 by 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 2, 2015 Please direct any inquiries to Kristene Fisher at kristene.fisher@unlv.edu.

Committee Members

Rotates annually.

Recent Winners

2014
  • Brittany Radke (Undergraduate)
  • David M. Armstrong (Graduate)
2015
  • Kevin Tamadonfar (Undergraduate)
  • Andrew D. Nordin (Graduate)

Division of Research and Economic Development

The Division of Research and Economic Development is responsible for the following awards. Each of the awards below are linked to the Division's website. If you have any questions, please contact Dene Charlet at 702-895-2398.