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Engineering: Faculty/Staff Resources


Faculty/Staff Awards

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Engineering succeeds on the strength of its people. Our faculty and staff work to advance the education of our students, frequently with above-and-beyond efforts. UNL values professional growth and personal contributions that improve our services, and we encourage reflection on best practices. Please consider your colleagues for formal (and informal) recognition opportunities and take time to submit appropriate nominations.

All faculty and staff are invited to attend the awards recognition luncheon.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 2014 (12:00 - 1:30 p.m.) -- Champions Club, 707 Stadium Drive, Lincoln (UNL City Campus)

  • RSVP by April 10, 2014.

Description Award Amount Additional Information Link to Online Forms
Departmental Awards

Lagerstrom Award - Outstanding Academic Unit

(Up to 1 award): Presented annually to an outstanding academic unit in the College of Engineering, based on the unit’s accomplishments in providing service to its students, the College, the University, and the broader community.

The Dean’s Office will sponsor a celebratory party in honor of the winning academic unit, to which all faculty, staff, and students associated with the unit are invited.

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Faculty Teaching Awards

Holling Family Distinguished Senior Faculty Teaching Award

(Up to 2 awards): General teaching award open to the ranks of associate professor and professor

For each honoree:
$2,500

Funded by the Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Fund

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Course Listing & Evaluation form

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Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award

(Up to 2 awards): General teaching award open to the rank of assistant professor

For each honoree:
$2,500

Funded by the Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Fund

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Course Listing & Evaluation form

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Holling Family Distinguished Teaching Award for Innovative Use of Instructional Technology

(Up to 1 award): Honors innovative and creative use of instructional technology in the classroom; open to all faculty ranks

For the honoree:
$2,500

Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund

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Holling Family Distinguished Engineering Educator Award

(Up to 1 award): Honors an outstanding engineering educator who has demonstrated sustained excellence in engineering education; open to the ranks of associate professor and professor

For the honoree:
$10,000 each year for three years

Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund

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Next awarded in 2015

Holling Family Distinguished Teaching/ Advising/ Mentoring Award

(Up to 2 awards: 1 Lincoln, 1 Omaha):Recognizes an individual faculty for her/his effectiveness as an adviser and mentor, as well as effectiveness as a classroom teacher

For each honoree:
$2,500

Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund

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Recipients selected by eSAB

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Tau Beta Pi & Holling Distinguished Teaching Award

(Up to 1 award): General teaching award open to all faculty ranks

For the honoree:
$2,500

Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund

Nomination and selection by members of the Nebraska Alpha Chapter of Tau Beta Pi

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Faculty Research Awards

Edgerton Innovation Award

(Up to 1 award): Research award open to the rank of assistant professor (tenure track)

For the honoree:
$2,500 (personal prize); $10,000 (new Ph.D. student assistantship); $10,000 (unrestricted research)

Funded by Edgerton Innovation Award Fund

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Nomination by chairs or directors of academic units only

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College Faculty Research & Creative Activity Award

(Up to 3 awards; 1 award per rank): Recognizes individuals for activities associated with investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and/or interpretation of facts, as well as the development of creative works or new products.

For each honoree:
$2,500

Funded by donors' annual gifts to the college

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Faculty Service Awards

College Faculty Service Award

(Up to 3 awards; 1 award per rank): Recognizes outstanding individuals for service to their academic unit, college and university, as well as profession and community.

For each honoree:
$2,500

Funded by donors' annual gifts to the college

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Staff Awards

College Staff Award for Exemplary Service and Support:

(Up to 10 awards) Celebrates staff members in the College of Engineering for exemplary service and support towards achieving the vision and mission of the college

For each honoree: $1,500

Funded by the Charles J. Vranek Fund for Engineering Excellence and/or donors' annual gifts to the college

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Other University Awards (UNL/UNO)

Holling Family Master Teacher Award/UNL University-Wide Teaching Award

(2 awards): A general teaching award open to all faculty ranks. Recipients are recognized at UNL's spring Honors Convocation.

For each honoree:
$1,000 from UNL; $1,000 from the college

Funded by the Holling Distinguished Teaching for Engineering Fund

Nomination by chairs or directors of academic units only

UNL Faculty Awards

UNO Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award

(1 award): A general teaching award open to all faculty ranks. Recipient is recognized at the UNO Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception.

For each honoree:
$1,000 from UNO; $1,000 from the college

Funded by the UNO Alumni Association and donors' annual gifts to the college

Nominees must work on the Omaha campus. Recipient is selected by the UNO Alumni Association. Submissions due annually in January.

UNO Awards