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Honor the Best

Since 1970, we have gathered to recognize the outstanding achievements of those who display the dedication and commitment that make the University of Nevada, Reno a dynamic university remarkable for a culture of student success, world-improving research and outreach that enhances our communities and businesses. 

The program begins at 3 p.m., with a reception to immediately follow.

To RSVP, contact Breanne Standingwater at or 775-682-6022, by Tuesday, May 8.

Honor the Best Awards

  • 2018 Emeriti Faculty
  • 2018 Foundation Professors
  • Administrative Faculty of the Year Award
  • Cavanaugh Community Volunteer Award
  • Distinguished Classified Employee Award
  • Distinguished Faculty 
  • Distinguished Outreach Faculty
  • Distinguished Service
  • Early Career Innovator Award
  • Established Innovator Award
  • F. Donald Tibbitts Distinguished Teacher Award
  • Faculty Senate's Award for Outstanding Service
  • Global Engagement Award
  • Henry Albert Senior Public Service Award
  • Inclusion, Equity and Diversity Leadership Award
  • Innovative Impact Award
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher
  • Outstanding Researcher of the Year
  • Outstanding Senior Award
  • Outstanding Supervisor Award
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Faculty Mentor
  • Phi Kappa Phi Award
  • Postdoctoral Award for Exceptional Mentoring
  • Regents' Academic Advisor Award, Undergraduate
  • Regents’ Researcher of the Year
  • Regents’ Rising Researcher Award
  • Regents' Scholar Award, Graduate 
  • Regents' Scholar Award, Undergraduate
  • R.O.T.C Governor's Award
  • R.O.T.C President's Award
  • Student Employee of the Year
  • Thornton Peace Prize

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Joe Crowley Student Union, Milt Glick Ballrooms
1500 North Virginia Street

Event Type

Civic and Service Engagement




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