Awards and Recognitions

 

Awards and Recognitions

2019

Geography Lecturer Dr. Katherine Nashleanas has been invited to join the Chancellor’s Environment, Sustainability, and Resilience Commission (CESRC) as an Action Team member for Teaching and Learning.  The Commission provides strategic recommendations to the Chancellor related to sustainability initiatives, development of resilient infrastructure systems and socially responsible economic practices through the involvement of all major stakeholders within the University of Nebraska–Lincoln (UNL).  The Commission will establish University-wide goals, outcomes, timelines, responsibilities, and metrics. The Master Plan will also draw upon the action plans that will be developed by each of the action teams. The Commission will oversee the integration and implementation of the action plans from the Action Teams to achieve the University-wide outcomes.  https://www.unl.edu/chancellor/establishment-of-the-chancellors-sustainability-commission

Dr. Rebecca Buller, faculty in the Geography Program, was presented with a UNL Parents Association "Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students."

2018

Dr. Katherine Nashleanas, lecturer in the Geography Program, earned a National Distinguished Teaching award for Higher Education, presented by the National Council for Geographic Education at the joint conference of the International Geographical Union, National Council for Geographic Education, and the Canadian Geographic Association in Quebec, Canada.

Dr. Kenneth Dewey, faculty in the Geography Program, received the 2018 National Weather Association Public Education Award. This was awarded to him "for being a champion of severe weather and climate outreach, organizing the Central Plains Severe Weather Symposium and Family Weatherfest (CPSWS) in Lincoln, NE year after year since 1999, and running a national weather camp program."

Dr. Clark Archer, faculty in the Geography Program, won the American Association of Geographers (AAG) E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Award. This AAG award is a prestigious award that recognizes members that make outstanding contributions to the geographic field through teaching or research.

Dr. Clark Archer, faculty in the Geography Program, won the Nonfiction Reference category in the 2018 Book Awards Competition for his work on Atlas of Nebraska. The Nebraska Book Awards recognizes and honors books that are written by Nebraska authors, published by Nebraska publishers, set in Nebraska, or concerning Nebraska.

Dr. Rebecca Buller, faculty in the Geography Program, was presented with a UNL Parents Association "Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students."

Dr. Rebecca Buller, faculty in the Geography Program, was as an honor faculty invitee to the College of Education and Human Sciences, Distinguished Graduates Reception.

DYK: Each and every one of our faculty are award winners? #InOurGritOurGlory