College of Sciences Award Winners

Apr. 18, 2019

Below is a list of College of Sciences award winners for 2018-19 (college, campus, and NSHE).

COLLEGE OF SCIENCES AWARDS

Distinguished Classified Staff Award ($1K)
Bianca Rideout, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Distinguished Professional Staff Award ($1K)
Keala Kiko, College of Sciences

Distinguished Researcher Award ($2K)
1) Ernesto Able-Santos, Chemistry and Biochemistry
2) Laurel Raftery, Life Sciences

Distinguished Teacher Award ($2K)
Jef Jeager, Life Sciences

Distinguished Service Award ($2K)
Michael Pravica, Physics and Astronomy

REGENTS AWARDS

Regents Rising Research Award ($2K)
Zhaohuan Zhu, Physics and Astronomy

Regents Mid-Career Researcher Award ($5K)
Brian Hedlund, Life Sciences

UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award ($5K)
Alison Sloat, College of Sciences

UNLV FACULTY AWARDS

Outstanding Teaching by Part Time Faculty Award ($1K)
David Choate, Life Sciences

Top-Tier Award ($2K)
Allen Gibbs, Life Sciences

2018 Barrick Scholar Award ($2.5K)
Jun Yong Kang, Chemistry and Biochemistry

UNLV STUDENT AWARDS

UNLV Outstanding STEM Thesis Award ($750)
Jacqueline Phan, Chemistry and Biochemistry - Ernesto Abel Santos

UNLV Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award ($2.5K)
Joy Immak, Life Sciences

2019 Nevada Regents’ Undergraduate Scholar Award ($5K)
Hannah Patenaude, Chemistry and Biochemistry