Faculty Awards

Listed below are internal funding opportunities and faculty award programs administered through the Office of the Vice President for Research.


National Faculty Recognition and Awards: Below are award winners of professional associations and societies from which University of Nevada, Las Vegas faculty have received awards. While not exhaustive, this list reflects a range of honors and recognizes faculty excellence.

Inquiries regarding this list, please contact Althea Sheets, Funding Opportunities Manager, althea.sheets@unlv.edu or 702-895-1880.

  • May. 8, 2020
    Thomas Padilla (Libraries) has been named one the Movers & Shakers 2020 by Library Journal. 
  • May. 8, 2020
    Jericho Brown (Black Mountain Institute) has been awarded the 2020 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for his poetry collection The Tradition. The collection was described as "masterful lyrics that combine delicacy with historical urgency in their loving evocation of bodies vulnerable to hostility and violence." Brown is the poetry editor of The Believer,...
  • May. 7, 2020
    Shubhra Bansal (Mechanical Engineering) received the 2020 CSUN Faculty Achievement Award for the College of Engineering. The award recognizes faculty members for outstanding dedication to students through advising, classroom instruction, mentorship, or special events.
  • May. 5, 2020
    Dr. David Cappelli (Dental) accepted to serve as director-elect for the American Board of Dental Public Health, which certifies candidates for diplomate status, and is to receive the President’s Award from the American Association of Public Health Dentistry for his contribution to dental public health education. 


Althea Sheets

Funding Opportunities Manager