Outstanding Achievement Award
photo by Tim Fitzgerald
Michaela Lucas, associate director of the NASA/Nebraska EPSCoR and Space Grant Program, was presented with the Outstanding Achievement Award Wednesday (Mar. 30) at UNO's Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women awards luncheon. Presenting the award to Lucas were Chancellor John Christensen and CCSW chairs Wendi Chiarbos Jensen and Jody Neathery-Castro.
UNO Research Profiles: Pete Simi
video by Charley Reed
Dr. Simi explains his research on extremist groups and juvenile delinquency and why it is important to explore some of this country's darker corners.
Aging with Passion and Purpose
photo by Tim Fitzgerald
Lela Knox-Shanks, a local advocate for caregivers and author, served as one of the keynote speakers at 'Aging with Passion and Purpose: A Conference on Aging' Oct. 18-19 at UNO. Organized by the Department of Gerontology, the two-day conference attracted 200 attendees in the fields of nursing, social work and elder care, among others.
Carlson, Sather Regionally Honored
photo by Tim Fitzgerald
The Midwest Consortium for Service-Learning in Higher Education recently recognized Patricia Carlson and Paul Sather with two prestigious awards for service learning pedagogy and leadership. Carlson received the Teacher Commendation in Service-Learning. Sather was presented the Voyager Award. The awards were announced at the sixth annual Midwest Consortium awards ceremony, held Sept. 25 at UNO.
2013.5.21 -- On Tuesday, May 21, the Wall Street Journal provided coverage of a trial on the New York Police Department's practice of stopping, questioning and frisking people whom officers deem suspicious. Samuel Walker, professor emeritus of criminology and criminal justice, testified on behalf of the plaintiffs in the case, the Center for Constitutional Rights, who argue that the policy is unconstitutional.
2013.5.3 -- The Friday, May 3, issue of the Midlands Business Journal provided coverage of John Bartle's appointment as Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service this past April.
2013.5.13 -- UNO's Consortium for Organization Research and Evaluation will be working with the City Of Omaha to analyze information gathered from residents and community leaders in the city in regards to what can be done to best serve area neighborhoods.
2013.5.16 -- Samantha Clinkinbeard, assistant professor of criminal justice, was recently featured as a guest on Consider This, a public affairs show on the TKN Network, which is filmed on the UNO campus. Clinkinbeard discussed the topic of kidnapping in light of the recent discovery of three kidnapped women in Cleveland. The program ill aired Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17.
2013.5.1 -- On Wednesday, May 1, the Ralston Recorder previewed a service learning event featuring UNO students from the Goodrich Scholarship Program and students from Ralston High School. The project, which presented a history of the town of Ralston, was part of the Service Learning Academy's P-16 Initiative.
2013.5.6 -- In a recent article in the Omaha Reader, UNO's Grace Abbott School of Social Work was mentioned for their hosting of the Peace and Justice Expo recently, which included guest speaker and CODEPINK founder Medea Benjamin.
2013.4.29 -- Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Monday, April 29, on the topic of the upcoming mayoral race and the proposed budget changes both candidates would make.
2013.4.28 -- Ryan Spohn, director of UNO's Consortium for Crime and Justice Research, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Sunday, April 28, regarding the recent contention between Omaha mayoral candidates regarding Omaha crime statistics and crime trends.
2013.4.15 --The Monday, April 15, issue of Strictly Business previewed a June 4 ceremony where Ethel Williams, director of UNO's School of Public Administration, will be honored by the Women's Center for Advancement
2013.4.17 -- The April 17 issue of the Bellevue Leader reported that Ken Kriz, an associate professor of public administration, will conduct a study analyzing the financial feasibility of building a convention center west of Culvers at 36th Street and Raynor Drive in Bellevue.
2013.4.21 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in the Grand Island Independent on Sunday, April 21, about the city's recent reclassification as a metropolitan area according to the latest census numbers.
2013.4.22 -- Samuel Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was quoted in the Detroit Free Press to comment on claims by the ACLU that Detroit police have been removing homeless people from the city.
2013.4.16 -- Pat O'Neil, assistant professor of aviation and head of UNO's emergency management program, was on KETV on Tuesday, April 16, to discuss Omaha's response to Monday's bombings at the Boston Marathon. Pat O'Neil was also on the Tom Becka Show on 1290 KOIL to discuss the imapce of the Bostom boming on major Omaha events, including the College World Series.
2013.4.16 -- Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was on a Film Streams panel on Tuesday, April 16, which followed the showing of "Maxed Out," a film about the dangers of America's credit card debt problem.
2013.4.16 -- A UNO study, commissioned by the Nebraska State Volunteer Firefighters Association, shows that the state saves millions of dollars a year through the service of volunteer firefighters. David Drozd, research coordinator for UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted for a story on the study by KIOS on Tuesday, April 16.
2013.4.15 -- John Bartle, dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, was quoted in a story on Monday, April 15, about a $5,000 gift from MUD to a group that may have violated rules on charitable donations. Bartle provided an explanation of how private and public organizations are separated in terms of monetary donations and exchanges.
2013.4.17 -- Shane Kotok, director of admissions and community outreach at the Rose Blumpkin Jewish Home, recently received an award from the Association of Jewish Aging Services. A graduate of UNO, Kotok was similarly honored in 2012 by UNO's College of Public Affairs and Community Service. A line from a speech given by dean John Bartle was used in the story, which was written by the Omaha Jewish Press.
2013.4.15 -- John Bartle, dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS), was featured in a brief by the Omaha World-Herald on April 15. The brief announced Bartle's appointment to his current position, after serving as interim dean for 18 months.
2013.4.16 -- In the April 13 edition of the Omaha World-Herald, the UNO Aviation Institute's partnership with local high schools through their Exploring post. KETV also covered this story.
2013.4.9 -- Sam Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was quoted in The Tennessean on Tuesday, April 9, about a recent incident in which a 4-year-old child accidentally fired a loaded gun, killing the wife of a sheriff deputy. The story was picked up by a number of other newspapers across the country.
2013.4.5 -- UNO aviation professor David A. Byers was quoted in an April 5 Associated Press article about future FAA airport tower closures. The story was picked up by multiple news outlets, including the Huffington Post.
2013.3.20 -- On Wednesday, March 20 the Bellevue Leader reported on the possible overcrowding of the Sarpy County Jail. Bill Wakefield, professor of criminology and criminal justice, was quoted in the story explaining the positive and negative options of how to alleviate overcrowded jails.
2013.3.18 -- After being highly ranked in a number of graduate programs by U.S. News and World Report, the Omaha World-Herald interviewed CPACS Dean John Bartle about the high rankings for the School of Public Administration and School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
2013.3.26 -- Sam Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was mentioned in an Omaha World-Herald story on the recent allegations of excessive force used by the Omaha Police Department. Walker reported that he had emailed a video of the incident to the Department of Justice.
2013.3.6 -- Ken Kriz, administrative fellow for Academic and Student Affairs, was highlighted in an article in the Omaha World-Herald for writing an independent anlaysis of a proposed mall in Gretna. Kriz was also mentioned in a KETV story on the subject.
2013.3.6 -- The University of Nebraska at Omaha is pleased to announce that John Bartle has been selected to serve as Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) effective April 1. Bartle has served as Interim Dean for the college since 2011 after spending the previous five years as director of the School of Public Administration. Bartle’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of public financial management, public budgeting and sustainable development. He has been at UNO since 1994.
2013.1.1 -- On Friday, March 1, Benjamin Steiner, crimonology and criminal justice assistant professor, appeared on the Tom Becka Show (1290 KOIL) to discuss the recent debate over prisoner furloughs between Mayor Jim Suttle and the city council.
2013.3.4 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in an Omaha World-Herald column focused on the recent decision of Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer requiring her employees to have face time in the office. Drozd provided help to the author in tracking down statistics from the last U.S. Census on how many people work at home.
2013.3 1 -- Linda Douglas, an Arlington Village clerk, was profiled in the Arlington Citizen for her office's decision to go paperless. Douglas is a graduate of UNO's Certified Public Manager program, which she mentions in the story.
2013.2.28 -- On Thursday, Feb. 28 the Omaha World-Herald released an editorial supporting the work done by the recently-closed Neighborhood Center in Omaha. The work of the Neighborhood Center was philosophically and financially supported, in part, by UNO.
2013.2.26 -- A speech from Nobel laurete Shirin Ebadhi, which was simulcast on Feb. 26 at CPACS, was previewed in the Friday, Feb. 22 issue of the Blair Enterprise.
2013.3.1 -- Sara Woods, assistant to the vice chancellor for community engagement, was featured in the Midlands Business Journal for her move to her current position from her former role as associate dean for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
2013.2.7 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in a Thursday, Feb. 7 issue of the Wahoo Newspaper, discussing a new bill that proposes the elimination of the state income tax on Social Security. The story was also picked up by the Benckleman News-Chronicle.
2013.2.14 -- Professor Emeritus Sam Walker, criminology and criminal justice, was quoted in a story from the Feb. 14 issue of the New York Times on a tense relationship between the New Orleans and Washington D.C. over a proposed partnership to help transform New Orleans' police force.
2013.2.14 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research at UNO, was quoted in a story in the Seward County Independent about a proposed bill in the Nebraksa unicameral thatt would eliminate the state income tax on Social Security benefits for the majority of Nebraksa seniors.
2013.2.8 -- Professor Emeritus Samuel Walker has received the 2012 Langum Prize in American Legal History-Biography for his book Presidents and Civil Liberties from Wilson to Obama: A Story of Poor Custodians, examines the civil liberties records of modern presidents. Walker's book concludes that America's leaders have a generally poor record with regard to the rights of its citizens. The Langum Charitable Trust, which is based out of Birmingham, Ala., awards the Langum Prize. The prize has been given out each year since 2001 and has covered such topics as American property law, the impact of the Civil War on the American legal system and the origins of the Pledge of Allegiance.
2013.2.8 -- Samuel Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was on CNN Radio Friday, Feb. 8 to discuss the recent shootings in Los Angeles and the hunt for former police officer Christopher Dorner, accused of killing three people in the past week.
2013.2.5 -- John Bartle, acting dean of CPACS, was interviewed on KETV Tuesday, Feb. 5 about Gov. Dave Heineman's proposed tax plan, which would eliminate the income tax and replace the funding through eliminating current sales-tax exemptions.
2013.2.1 -- David Drozd, lead research for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in a story in the Lexington Clipper-Herald about how more retirees leave Nebraska than come in. A similar story was published in the McCook Daily Gazette
2013.2.1. -- In a Mike Kelly column in the Omaha World-Herald, Julie Masters, chair of the gerentology department, was quoted about how to live quality years even as we enter old age.
2013.1.28 -- Sam Walker, professor emeritus of criminology and criminal justice, was quoted on C-SPAN Monday, Jan. 28, in regards to President Barack Obama's use of executive power to ensure gun safety. The quote was taken from an article Walker was featured in on the Huffington Post blog last week
2013.1.31 -- Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was quoted in an Omaha World-Herald story about a two-percent decrease in people's take-home pay due to an increase of social security payroll taxes from the federal government.
2013.1.31 -- Tess Larson, a recent Masters in Public Administration graduate and 2009 graduate of Social Work, will be named Mentor of the Year on Thursday by the Midlands Mentoring Partnership. One of Larson's mentees is Gabbi Jones, who is currently enrolled at UNO and studying pre-nursing.
2013.1.23 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald about the impact of lower taxes on population growth.
2013.1.23 -- John Crank, professor of criminal justice, was quoted in a story by the Associated Press about Omaha's relatively high rate of homicides and violent crime. The story was picked up by the Lincoln Journal Star and WOWT.
2013.1.17 -- The Omaha World-Herald's Omaha Economic Index, compiled by Ken Kriz, public administration, Chris Decker, economics, and Mark Wohar, economics, was recently released for January 2013. The publishing of this report marks the first full year since the index was created.
2013.1.9 -- Information from UNO's Juvenile Justice Institute was used in a Lincoln Journal Star story about schools looking into ways to curb the problem of truancy in schools.
2013.1.9. -- The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research, along with several other organizations, were listed the Nemaha County Herald as helping teach courses for the Nebraska Association of County Officials conference in December. Students of the program graduated at the end of that month.
2012.12.26 -- The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research was credited as one of several groups that provided leadership training for elected county officials in December. The mention came in a Dec. 26 issue of the Albion News and Dec. 30 issue of the Grand Island Independent.
2012.12.28 - A report that measures the economic impact of immigrants in Nebraska and Iowa was mentioned in a Dec. 28 issue of the Midlands Business Journal. The report was coordinated by Lourdes Gouveia of OLLAS, Jerry Diechert of the Center for Public Affairs Research, and Chris Decker from economics.
2012.12.21 -- Carol Ebdon, professor of public administration, was quoted in a story on Friday, Dec. 21, about the police and fire pension boards planning on 8 percent returns for investments. The boards had received criticism for overly optimistic expectations.
2012.12.24 -- David Drozd, Center for Public Affairs Research coordinator, was quoted in a story from the Monday, Dec. 24, issue of the Omaha World-Herald about the large number of headquarters that were built and expanded in 2012 or are being built or expanded in Omaha in 2013. Drozd says a key factor in the increase is due to Nebraska and Omaha's recent population growth, as shown in the 2010 Census.
2012.12.24 -- Angie Eikenberry, associate professor of public administration, was quoted in an Omaha World-Herald story from Monday, Dec. 24, and a reprint of the story in the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil on Wednesday, Dec. 26, about the increased levels of philanthropic donations to local shelters during the holiday season.
2012.12.7 -- John Crank, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was featured on KMTV Monday, Dec. 17, to discuss his part on a task force designed to provide a proposal on how to cut down the use of illegal weapons in Omaha.
2012.12.10 -- Sam Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was quoted in an Examiner story on the Oakland Police Department, which is currently going through a series of significant reforms.
2012.12.7 -- Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was on KFAB's Crash Davis Show on Dec. 7 to discuss the most recent unemployment numbers, which have the U.S. Unemployment rate at its lowest since 2008.
2012.12.7 -- Scott Vlasek and John Bartle were featured in a Midlands Business Journal story from Friday, Dec. 7 about last month's Durham Aviation Lecture series, which brought in U.S. Aviation Ambassador Duane Woerth to speak about his career and experiences.
2012.12.5 -- Jerry Deichert, director of UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research, was a guest Wednesday, Dec. 5 on the Crash Davis Show on KFAB. Deichert discussed the findings of a study he worked on with Chris Decker, professor of economics, and Lourdes Gouveia, director of UNO's Office of Latino/Latin American Studies, which measured the economic impact of immigrants in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area.This study, the first of it's kind for the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro, was also discussed on KMTV Action 3 News on Tuesday, Dec. 4.
2012.12.5 -- Researchers from UNO's Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS), College of Business Administration (CBA) and Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR) have teamed up to quantify, for the first time, the multi-billion dollar effects that immigrants have on the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area in a new report titled 'Economic Impact of Latin American & Other Immigrants.' The study is published in English; however, the executive report has been translated into Spanish and converted into an easy to understand manual that will be used as a popular education tool in community workshops. News Release | Omaha World-Herald story
2012.12.4 -- A research project from Christopher Decker, economics, Lourdes Gouveia, OLLAS, and Jerry Diechert, Center for Public Affairs Research, that discusses the economic impact of immigrants in the Omaha and Council Bluffs areas, as well as Nebraska and Iowa as a whole, was featured by the Omaha World-Herald on Tuesday, Dec. 4. The story was also picked up by the Kearney Hub.
2012.11.21 -- Reynolds Professor of Public Affairs Ethel Williams was elected as vice president of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA) at their annual October meeting and conference in Austin, Texas. She will serve as vice president in 2012-13 and will become president in October 2013. NASPAA is the membership organization of graduate education programs in public administration, public policy, public affairs and public & nonprofit management.
2012.11.14 -- In honor of its 40th anniversary this year, the Omaha World-Herald profiled the College of Public Affairs and Community Service's Goodrich Scholarship Program. Program chair Imafedia Okhamafe and Chancellor John Christensen were quoted in the story.
2012.11.14 -- Mary Hamilton, a senior community service associate for the UNO School of Public Administration, was elected secretary of the National Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Consortium at their annual business meeting in Columbia, S.C., on Oct. 13-14, and will take office later this month. Formed in 1979, the National Certified Public Manager® Consortium establishes and preserves standards for the Certified Public Manager® (CPM) designation. Mary Hamilton was the founder and inaugural director of the Nebraska Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program sponsored by the school. She is currently a consultant and member of the program's Advisory Board.
2012.11.1 -- UNO Bikes, in collaboration with Activate Omaha and Omaha Bikes, put on a safety clinic for bikers on Sunday, Nov. 11, which was covered by WOWT. Angie Eikenberry, associate professor of public administration and UNO Bikes member, was featured in the story. The event was also previewed in the Omaha World-Herald.
2012.11.9 -- John Crank, director of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was interviewed by WOWT on Friday, Nov. 9, about a gun amnesty program that took place over the weekend. Crank mentioned how events like gun amnesty programs are one piece to a larger puzzle in solving the issue of crime in Omaha.
2012.11.1 -- John Bartle, interim dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Sunday, Nov. 11, about the changes that will come as a result of the hard deadline on budgetary issues in Congress for Dec. 31, otherwise known as the "fiscal cliff."
2012.11.1 -- Congratulations to Ben Steiner on being named the recipient of the 2012 Distinguished New Scholar Award from the Division of on Corrections and Sentencing with the American Society of Criminology. He was honored at the Division Breakfast on November 15.
2012.11.1 -- Anne Hobbs, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, is featured in an article in the Daily Nebraskan about the juvenile mentoring class she is leading. Read the article.
2012.11.8 -- Benjamin Steiner, assistant professor of criminology, was quoted in a story from the Lincoln Journal Star about changes to state correctional policies to limit the rights of inmates.
2012.11.2 -- Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was featured on the Crash Davis show on Friday, Nov. 2, to discuss the most recent jobs report.
2012.11.5 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, was referenced in a story in the Nov. 5 issue of the Omaha World-Herald that discussed heightened demand for the OneWorld Community Health Clinic, a federally-funded clinic used by low-income citizens and families in Omaha. Drozd's analysis of recent data shows Omaha's poverty rate rose by five percentage points between 2000 and 2011.
2012.10.23 -- The UNO Flying Mavericks' success in the Region VI competition and advancement to the national SAFECON competition in May was featured by the Omaha World-Herald in its Higher Ed notes.
2012.10.19 -- David Drozd, research coordinator for UNO's Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Friday, Oct. 19 about the recent jobs report from the federal government. Drozd focused on Nebraska's numbers, which signal a slight problem in that businesses might not be able to supply enough new jobs for the people moving to Nebraska to look for work.
2019.10.23 -- The UNO Flying Mavericks will once again compete in the national SAFECON competition after placing third in the recent National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Region VI contest. The Flying Mavericks, a competitive aviation team made up of UNO students, is housed in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service's (CPACS) Aviation Institute. UNO entered the regional competition as defending champions, winning previously in 2009, 2010 and 2011. NIFA's Region VI consists of schools from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and Oklahoma. Read more.
2012.10.19 -- David A. Peterson, director of UNO's School of Gerontology until 1978, passed away at the age of 75 this week. His career at the University of Southern California, where he worked after his time at UNO, was profiled by the Los Angeles Times. Read more here.
012.10.9 -- Lisa Sample, masters program coordinator for the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, was interviewed by CNN Radio on Tuesday, Oct. 9. Sample provided a response to the sentencing of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky earlier that day.
2012.10.5 -- On Friday, Oct. 5, Ken Kriz, associate professor of public administration, was featured on the Crash Davis Show on KFAB to discuss that day's national unemployment numbers, which dipped below 8 percent for the first time since 2009.
2012.10.5 -- John Bartle, acting Dean of the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Friday, Oct. 5, which was picked up by the Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, about the federal budget. Bartle and CPACS hosted budget expert Rudolph Penner, a former director of the Congressional Budget Office.
21012.9.17 -- The Omaha World-Herald talked with David Drozd, research coordinator for the Center for Public Affairs Research, about recent census numbers that show Nebraska recently posted its highest annual median household income in nearly 30 years while incomes from other states has fallen. Read more here.
2012.9.6 -- Associate Professor of Public Administration Ken Kriz was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald Thursday, Sept. 6, in regards to the Omaha restaurant sale tax and statistics that show more people are going out to eat, not less. Kriz was surprised by the data, especially given the still-tough economic times. Read more here.
2012.9.4. -- Sam Walker, professor emeritus of criminal justice, was quoted in the Des Moines Register, which was picked up by USA Today, a Wells Fargo employees that were fired as a result of new banking regulations regarding previous criminal offenses. Read more here.
2012.8.31 -- The Loening Trophy, awarded to the top aviation program in the country, was officially put on display Thursday, Aug. 23, after UNO Aviation Institute was voted best in the nation at this year's SAFECON competition. The public event was covered by WOWT, KPTM, KFAB and Omaha World-Herald. Read more here.
2012.8.5 -- David Drodz, Center for Public Affairs Research, was quoted in the Omaha World-Herald on Sunday about a recent report from the Houston Chronicle that listed the most segregated cities by income. Drodz's census data shows that the Omaha/Council Bluffs area is far less segregated by income than many U.S. cities. Read more here.
2012.7.25 -- Associate Professor Ken Kriz, public administration, was quoted by the Omaha World-Herald in a story on July 25 about the Omaha economy. Kriz, along with business professors Chris Decker and Mark Wohar, are the creators of the Omaha Economic Index, which is used by the Herald to report on the positive and negative growth of the metro area's economy. Read more here.
2012.7.1 -- Aviation Institute Director Scott Vlasek was interviewed by KETV on Wednesday, July 11, about the effects of laser pointers on airplane and helicopter pilots. A man was recently questioned by police for reportedly shining laser pointers into the cockpits of area planes. Read more here.
Ethel Williams - 2012
Sara Woods, CPACS Dean's Office - 2005
Sunny Andrews, Social Work
Jerry Cederblom, Goodrich
Donald Dendinger, Social Work
David Hinton, Urban Studies
JoAnne Lofton, Dean's Office
B. J. Reed, Dean's Office
Bill Wakefield, Criminal Justice
Graduate Mentoring Award
Jim Thorson, Gerontology - 2009
Samuel Walker, Criminal Justice
CPACS Excellence in Teaching Award
Patrick O'Neil, School of Public Administration/Aviation Institute - 2013
Dennis Hoffman, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice - 2012
Lyn Holley, Gerontology - 2009
Pauline Brennan, Criminal Justice - 2008
Lisa Sample, Criminal Justice - 2007
Dennis Hoffman, Criminal Justice - 2006
Densel Acheson, Aviation
Theresa Barron-McKeagney, Social Work
John Bartle, Public Administration
Jerry Cederblom, Goodrich
Judy Harrington, Goodrich
Judy Harrington, Goodrich
Gary Marshall, Public Administration
Leo Missinne, Gerontology (retired)
Imafedia Okhamafe, Goodrich
David Paulsen, Public Administration (retired)
Amanda Randall, Social Work
Paul Sather, Social Work
Philip Secret, Criminal Justice (deceased)
Pam Smith, Goodrich
Cassia Spohn, Criminal Justice
Peter Suzuki, Urban Studies (retired)
Bill Wakefield, Criminal Justice
Shirley Waskel, Gerontology (deceased)
Gwen Weber, Social Work
Barbara Weitz, Social Work
Ethel Williams, Public Administration
UNO Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity (ADROCA)
recognizes original work worthy of national and international attention
Richard Box, Public Administration - 2007
Dale Krane, Public Administration - 2006
Jane Woody, Social Work - 2005
Jihong Zhao, Criminal Justice - 2003
Karl Kosloski, Gerontology - 2002
Ineke Marshall, Criminal Justice - 2001
Jay White, Public Administration - 2000
Finn-Aage Esbensen, Criminal Justice - 2000
Julie Horney, Criminal Justice - 1998
Cassia Spohn, Criminal Justice - 1994
James Thorson, Gerontology -1991
Samuel Walker, Criminal Justice -1989
UNO Excellence in Teaching Award
Dennis Hoffman - 2012
UNO Alumni Outstanding Teaching Award
Pauline Brennan, Criminal Justice - 2008
Lisa Sample, Criminal Justice - 2007
Dennis Hoffman, Criminal Justice - 2006
Julie L. Masters, Gerontology - 2005
Gary S. Marshall, Public Administration - 2004
Amanda Duffy Randall, Social Work - 2003
Ethel Williams, Public Administration - 2002
Barbara V. Wietz, Social Work - 2001
John Bartle, Public Administration - 2000
Del and Lou Ann Weber Award of Excellence
for outstanding professional service at the local, regional or national level
Jerry Deichert, Center for Public Affairs Research - 2005
Shirley Waskel, Gerontology
David Hinton, CPACS Dean's Office
University Wide Service Learning Faculty Award
Patty Carlson, School of Social Work - 2009
Paul Sather, Social Work
Dale Krane, Kayser Chair Professor (Criminal Justice)
Christine Reed, Regents/Foundation Professor (Public Administration)
David C. Scott Diamond Alumni Professorship: John Bartle (Dean’s Office and Public Administration) 2011-2014
Previous holders: Bill Wakefield (Criminology and Criminal Justice), Jane Woody (Social Work), B. J. Reed (Academic Affairs and Public Administration)
Elizabeth Reynolds and Beverly Reynolds Faculty Professorship in Public Affairs: Lisa Sample (Criminology and Criminal Justice), Ethel Williams (Public Administration)
Terry Haney Distinguished Professor of Gerontology: Kyle Kercher (Gerontology)