2010.05.10> For Immediate Release
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UNO College of IS&T Recognizes 2009-10 Graduating Class
Omaha - The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) honored its graduating class of 2009-2010 at an awards breakfast reception on May 7 at the Scott Conference Center. Among the outstanding graduates from the college, the following students were specifically recognized and honored.
• William L. Sousan, Dean’s Ph.D. Student Recognition Award;
• Xiao-dan Yu, Outstanding Ph.D. Student Service Award; and
• Satish M. Srinivasan, Outstanding Ph.D. Student Research Award.
• Wen Zheng, Outstanding Graduate Student Award (Computer Science); and
• Zachary D. Fowler, Outstanding Graduate Student Award (Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis).
• Julia D. Warnke, Dean’s Undergraduate Student Recognition Award;
• Drew D. Teeter, Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award (Computer Science);
• Michael A. Tomcak, Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award (Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis);
• Julia D. Warnke, Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award (Bioinformatices);
• Miles G. Matthias, Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award (Information Assurance);
• Stephanie L. Petersen, Outstanding Undergraduate Student Awards (IT Innovation).
Students who received awards during the UNO Research Fair were also honored. In addition, two IS&T faculty members who received campus honors were recognized. They are:
• Kerry W. Ward, who received a UNO alumni outstanding teaching award; and
• Gert-Jan de Vreede, who received the 2010 UNO Award for Distinguished Research or Creative Activity.
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