IANR Awards and Recognition

Awards and Recognition
Awards and Recognition

AWARDS

The awards coordinated by the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources recognize faculty and staff members who advance the mission of the University in teaching, research, extension, and service.

We invite you to learn more about each award, past award recipients, and nomination information.  

KUDOS AWARD nomination deadline is April 3, 2017.

For all other IANR Awards, the nomination deadline is October 2, 2017.

For more information on the University-wide faculty awards coordinated by Central Administration (IDEA, ORCA, OTICA, UDTA), visit their recognition and awards website .

All Past Award Winners: List by IANR department and date 


STAFF AWARDS

Outstanding Employee Award

In recognition of an employee who goes above and beyond their job responsibilities

Award:  $750

Eligibility:  Permanent IANR office/service or managerial/professional (.50 FTE or more). Employee cannot be on corrective probation. The OEA can be received once every 5 years. 


The University of Nebraska Board of Regents Kudos Award

In recognition of outstanding service to the University of Nebraska

Award: $150

Eligibility:  The Board of Regents recognize full-time employees for outstanding service to the University of Nebraska.  All past IANR Outstanding Employee Award recipients are eligible for nomination.



Exemplary Service Award

In recognition of outstanding employees who maintain a high level of exemplary service to the University of Nebraska

Award: $1000

Eligibility:  After 5 years, individuals who have received a Kudos award are eligible for the annual IANR Exemplary Service Award.



Omtvedt Servant Leader Award

In recognition of outstanding leaders with ability to serve, inspire, and collaborate

Award: $1000

Eligibility:  Full time IANR employees in office/service or managerial/professional roles who consistently demonstrate the ability to lead, serve, inspire and collaborate.


FACULTY AWARDS

Dinsdale Family Faculty Award

In recognition of a meritorious faculty member for unique contribution in teaching, research, or extension education

Award: $2000

Eligibility:  Faculty member who has not yet been awarded tenure or who is not in a tenure track position; e.g. equivalent rank faculty, lecturers, extension educators, who have demonstrated unique contributions in teaching, research, or extension education.


Omtvedt Innovation Award

In recognition of innovative faculty members, or a team lead by faculty, in the areas of teaching, research and extension education

Award: $2500 (or $5000 per team)

Eligibility:  IANR faculty, or a team lead by a faculty, who has demonstrated exceptional abilities and innovation in the areas of teaching, research, or extension education.