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.

  • Aug. 11, 2020
    Paul Thomas Clements (Nursing) was named as part of a group of 15 new fellows inducted into the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education for 2020.
  • Aug. 11, 2020
    MaryKay Orgill (Chemistry and Biochemistry) recently was selected as a fellow of the American Chemical Society. She is one of 53 people named fellow for 2020.  Orgill was recognized for contributions to biochemistry education research, for making theoretical frameworks accessible to the chemistry education research community. She also was...
  • Aug. 11, 2020
    Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) recently was nominated for the position of career and technical education teacher educator or researcher in the field of workforce development on the National Occupational Competency Testing Inatitute Board of Trusttees.
  • Jul. 15, 2020
    Nikkole Liesse (Lee Business) recently was named to the 2020 list of Women Inspiring Nevada by Vegas Inc. This year's 12 honorees include women who are doing inspiring work in business and philanthropy throughout the state.


Althea Sheets

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