- SNRE Annual Review 2012
- Phase III Document
- Academic Programs
- Undergraduate Study
- Graduate Study
- McGinnies Scholarship
- SNRE Awards
- GIS Certificate
- For Faculty
- Facilities & Resources
Each spring the School of Natural Resources and the Environment recognizes the contributions and achievements of faculty, staff and students. Descriptions of each award follow, click on the title of the award for more information. Nominations can made by students, staff and faculty. The SNRE Awards Committee, which is composed of students, staff, and faculty, reviews nominations and determines the recipients. Nominations (nomination form) are generally due in early April, and the award ceremony is held in late spring. The deadline for the 2012 award nominations is 21 March 2012.
The Staff Award of Excellence was created to recognize and honor unusual dedication and outstanding contributions by a classified staff member to the School of Natural Resources and the Environment.
The Outstanding Graduating Senior Award is given to a senior graduating student with outstanding contributions to the School of Natural Resources and the Environment, the community, and the study of natural resources. Selection will be based on grade point average, university and community activities, scholarships and awards.
The Outstanding Faculty Member is intended to recognize an individual faculty member who personifies the ideal of outstanding teaching, advising, research and/or university service.
The Outstanding Dissertation Award is given to a Doctoral student who has excelled in all phases of the dissertation research program. Criteria include selection of demanding and topical areas of study, original and creative development of data gathering and data analysis, and the combination of precision, clarity and eloquence in the thesis text. This award recognizes both the student's achievement and the advisor's contribution to the Dissertation.
The Outstanding Thesis Award is given to a Masters student who has excelled in all phases of the research program. Criteria include selection of demanding and topical areas of study, original and creative development of data gathering and data analysis, and the combination of precision, clarity and eloquence in the thesis text. This award recognizes both the student's achievement and the advisor's contribution to the Thesis.
The Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award is intended to recognize outstanding scholarship, i.e., an outstanding original contribution to the body of scientific knowledge and understanding through theoretical or applied research.
The Outstanding Course Award recognizes a course that is deemed excellent based on its being current, comprehensive and/or broadly based (from theory to application), relevant across disciplines if appropriate, challenging, well-taught, and highly regarded by both faculty and students.
The Public Service Award is made to recognize individuals who have provided outstanding public service through professional contributions that go well beyond university-related responsibilities. The individual's public service activities should reflect the School's commitment to addressing contemporary natural resource issues with scholarly rigor and enthusiasm.
The "Blooper" Award is made to recognize a humorous, embarrassing, or ironic occurrence to a member of the School. This is a "light-hearted" ("light-headed?"), good-natured award designed to entertain members of the School at the expense of some unfortunate soul.
The Outstanding SNRE Alumnus Award is made to recognize the contributions of one of our graduates through professional or civic work. Their contributions may have been in the areas of administration or management of natural resource systems, research accomplishments, education, communication, or leadership in professional and civic organizations.
The Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarly Achievement Award is intended to recognize outstanding scholarship of currently enrolled Masters and PhD students. This award recognizes graduate students that have made an outstanding contribution to the body of scientific knowledge through theoretical or applied research.
The International Collaboration Award is intended to recognize outstanding efforts by SNRE faculty, staff or students to foster international collaboration. This award recognizes SNRE members (1) that have made an outstanding contribution to the body of scientific knowledge through collaboration with an International country and (2) who through this collaboration have lead to improved resource management strategies or practices in either of the countries.
The Student Office Assistant of the Year Award is made to recognize the
contributions of one of our student office assistants for their contributions
in the areas of office administration and commitment to ensuring our School
operates in an efficient and timely manner. The success of our School is
heavily dependent on their contributions.
The Student Leadership Awards are made to recognize the contributions of our
student leaders in bringing together students to share and engage in relevant
science related topics in the Field of Natural Resources. Awards will be given
to the following student clubs: Natural Resources Graduate Student
Organization (NRGSO), Tierra Seca: Student Chapter of the Society for Range
Management, Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society, Student Chapter of the
American Fisheries Society.