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Each year, all University of Wyoming colleges recognize the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and staff members. The colleges honored the following individuals during the 2014-15 academic year:
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Outstanding Educators -- Karen Panter, plant sciences; and Cole Ehmke, agricultural and applied economics.
Lawrence Meeboer Outstanding Classroom Teaching Award -- Donal O’Toole, veterinary sciences.
Outstanding Adviser -- Pamela Langer, molecular biology.
Wyoming Agricultural Experiment Station Awards
Outstanding Researcher -- Scott Miller, ecosystem science and management.
Early Career Research Award -- Dan Levy, molecular biology.
University Extension Awards
Newer Employee Award -- Hannah Swanbom, community development educator.
Diversity Enhancement Recognition Award -- Tina Russell, extension and 4-H educator.
Creative Excellence Award -- Tana Stith, agricultural communications.
Jim DeBree Excellence in Education Award -- Cole Ehmke, agricultural and applied economics.
College of Arts and Sciences
Exemplary Faculty Award -- Eric Sandeen, American studies.
Top 10 Teachers:
Mike Brown -- communication and journalism.
William Missouri Downs -- theatre and dance.
Tyler Fall -- religious studies.
Isadora Helfgott -- history.
Richard Machalek -- sociology.
J.J. Shinker -- geography.
Donal Skinner -- zoology and physiology.
Ken Sims -- geology and geophysics.
Ben Wilkowski -- psychology.
Eric Wodahl -- criminal justice.
College of Business
Outstanding Junior Teachers -- Krista Lewellyn, management and marketing; and Alexandre (Sasha) Skiba, economics and finance.
Outstanding Senior Teacher -- Larry Weatherford, management and marketing.
Outstanding Junior Researcher -- Barry Brewer, management and marketing.
Outstanding Senior Researcher -- David Finnoff, economics and finance.
Sparky Turner “Raise the Bar” Service Award -- Robert Sprague, management and marketing.
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Professor of the Year -- Josh Dorrell, management and marketing.
Outstanding Junior Staff Member -- Carlinda Asay, management and marketing.
Outstanding Senior Staff Member -- Kourtney Faycosh, accounting.
Business Advisory Board Faculty Excellence Awards -- Rob Glasscock, accounting; David Finnoff, economics and finance; and Jaron Harvey, management and marketing.
College of Education
Outstanding Staff Service Award -- Stephanie Ksionzyk, educational studies.
Outstanding Teaching Award -- Courtney McKim, professional studies.
Outstanding Adviser Award -- Christi Hutchison, teacher education.
Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award -- Martin Agran, professional studies; and Andrea Burrows, secondary education.
Award for Improving Climate of the College -- Dana Robertson, elementary and early childhood education.
Award for Outstanding Service to the Education Profession -- Linda Hutchison, secondary education.
Mary Ellbogen Garland Early Career Fellowship -- Eric Teman, professional studies.
College of Engineering and Applied Science
Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award -- Jack Evers, chemical and petroleum engineering.
Sam D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award -- Zhien Wang, atmospheric science.
Outstanding Staff Award -- Henry Plancher, chemical and petroleum engineering.
Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Staff Award -- George Janack, electrical and computer engineering.
Alumnus Eminent Engineer -- David Whitman, electrical and computer engineering.
College of Health Sciences
Outstanding Teacher -- Michelle Hilaire, pharmacy.
Innovations in Teaching -- Lauren Biehle, pharmacy.
Interprofessional Education -- Reshmi Singh, pharmacy.
New Investigator -- Karen Gaudreault, kinesiology.
Outstanding Researcher -- Sreejayan Nair, pharmacy.
Meritorious Service -- Jaime Hornecker, pharmacy.
Career Achievement -- Mary Hardin-Jones, communication disorders.
Outstanding Newer Staff Member -- Natalia Tugwell-Brown, WWAMI medical education program.
Outstanding Veteran Staff Member -- Jeffrey Yang, pharmacy.
College of Law
Outstanding Faculty Member -- Jerry Parkinson.
Outstanding Staff Members -- Tim Crawford, experiential learning coordinator; and Lisa Nunley, student services coordinator.
Commencement Hooders -- James Delaney, Jerry Parkinson and Elaine Welle.