2018 UNLV Academic Achievement Awards

Apr. 26, 2018

The Office of Faculty Affairs announced the winners of the UNLV 2018 Academic Achievement Awards. Congratulations to all recipients:

Regent Awards

Regents’ Scholar Award (Undergraduate)

  • Jessa Li, Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences; Faculty Research Mentor: Pradip Bhowmik, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Regents’ Scholar Award (Graduate)

  • Moinak Bhaduri, Ph.D. Candidate: Mathematical Sciences - Statistics Dissertation: Bidirectional Testing for Change Point Identification in Repairable Systems; Faculty Advisor: Chih-Hsiang Ho, Mathematical Sciences

University Awards

UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award

  • Gabriel Judkins, Department of Geoscience

UNLV Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award

  • MaryKay Orgill, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Jenifer Utz, School of Life Sciences

Academic Assessment Award (Individual)

  • Jenifer Utz, School of Life Sciences

CSUN Faculty Awards

Vernon Hodge, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate College Awards

Outstanding Graduate Faculty Leadership Award

  • Hokwon Cho, Department of Mathematical Sciences

Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award

  • 3rd Place: Michael Isaacs, School of Life Sciences

Outstanding STEM Thesis Award

Jeremy Smallwood, Department of Physics and Astronomy “Secular Resonances during Main-Sequence and Post-Main- Sequence Planetary System Dynamics”; Committee Chair: Rebecca Martin