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.

  • Apr. 5, 2021
    Alison Netski (Medicine) has been accepted as a Fellow in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) program. Her selection places her among the very best and brightest of today’s and tomorrow’s women leaders in academic medicine, dentistry, public health, and pharmacy. ELAM is specially for senior women faculty at...
  • Mar. 25, 2021
    Sarah York (Chemistry & Biochemistry) has accepted a 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. York's research is in chemistry education. Her dissertation research will focus on the use of systems thinking approaches to improve chemistry teaching and learning. Her advisor, MaryKay Orgill, found the following line from her ...
  • Mar. 23, 2021
    Marla Royne Stafford (Hospitality) was honored at the annual American Academy of Advertising conference this month by being named an elected fellow of the academy. The designation of Fellow is for a lifetime of achievement in the advancement of advertising scholarship, education, and service to the discipline. Hence, it is the Academy's broadest...
  • Mar. 23, 2021
    Xue "Cher" Xing (Teaching and Learning) recently was selected as a Fellow in the 2021 Postsecondary Leadership Success Program at Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) – sponsored by ECMC Foundation. The goal of the program is to support current and aspiring leaders in career and technical education (CTE) and provide professional...


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