UNL award Medal

The Office of Graduate Studies congratulates the recipients of the Graduate Recognition Awards  & Fellowships for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Graduate Student Excellence in Mentoring Award
This award recognizes graduate students who have demonstrated excellence in mentoring undergraduate and other graduate students in research and creative activities.
Erika Luckert English
Phoebe Shi Food Science and Technology
Eunhong Lee Philosophy
Ivon Acosta Ramirez Biological Systems Engineering
Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
This award recognizes graduate teaching assistants who have demonstrated special effectiveness in teaching undergraduates at Nebraska.
Dakota White Mathematics
Elizabeth "Ellie" Johnson Music Education
Jeff Cavanaugh Management
Kanak Kanti Kar Civil Engineering
Yifan Wu Statistics
Outstanding Research & Creative Activities Award
This award recognizes excellence in graduate student research and creativity at Nebraska.
Austin Spoor Special Education and Communication Disorders
Jesse Kuebler Materials Engineering
Sarah Rasby Child, Youth, and Family Studies
Shelby Davies Jenkins Animal Science
Yifei Hao Physics and Astronomy
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Education
This award honors faculty members whose dedication to graduate students and commitment to excellence in graduate mentoring have made a significant contribution to graduate education at Nebraska.
Patrick Dussault Charles Bessey Professor, Chemistry Department
Daizaburo Shizuka Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences
Rajib Saha Richard L and Carol S McNeel Associate Professor and Graduate Chair, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Folsom Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award
This award recognizes the outstanding research and creative accomplishments of the university's doctoral students.
Jordan Rosenbohm Ph.D. in Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Ava Winter Ph.D. in English
Folsom Distinguished Master's Thesis Award
This award recognizes the outstanding research and creative accomplishments of the university's master's students.
Victor Mpore Master's in Leadership Education
Isabel Bohrer Milbourn Master's in Music Theory
Presidential Fellowship
This award award is given to advanced doctoral or MFA students.
Lara Armenteros Garrido Modern Languages and Literatures
Fling Fellowship
This award award is given to advanced masters or doctoral students.
Alison Ermisch Animal Science
Allison Cpriano Psychology and Women's & Gender Studies
Alexander Claussen Modern Languages and Literatures
Outstanding Postdoc Award
Honoring the achievements of exceptional postdoctoral scholars for their comprehensive efforts in research, teaching, mentoring, innovation, and University or community service.
Joseph Gardella Community Psychology
Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Award
Honoring a UNL faculty member or PI who has demonstrated a sustained commitment and exceptional ability in mentoring postdoctoral scholars' professional and career development.
James C. Schnable Agronomy and Horticulture

Past Awards