Posts Tagged ‘ David Manderscheid ’

American Mathematical Society honors 6 from UNL

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15

Six UNL professors are among the accomplished mathematicians from around the world who have been invited to join a prestigious national organization’s inaugural class of fellows. The recently announced first class of American Mathematical Society fellows includes individuals who are members of the society who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication […]

Bancroft Prize shocks Jacobs

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

“I was just stunned,” UNL history professor Margaret Jacobs said of learning she had won the highly prestigious Bancroft Award. “I just thought, ‘I can’t believe it.’” The Bancroft Prize, administered by Columbia University, is widely considered among the most prestigious awards for history, was for Jacobs’ book “White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler […]

Students claim Manderscheid’s money

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

Earlier this month, three students in the College of Arts and Sciences achieved something most undergraduates can only dream of – they got their hands on an administrator’s cold, hard cash. David Manderscheid, dean of the college, handed out $200 of his own money as prizes for the “Win Dean Manderscheid’s Money” contest, designed to […]

Academic Stars – Jun Wang / David Peterson

Oct 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, October 15, 2009

They sit side-by-side at a computer, sometimes well past midnight, problem solving on research and software questions. They grab Thai food for lunch. They’re friends and colleagues, but first and foremost their relationship is that of professor and student. The strong mentor-protégé bond between Jun Wang, assistant professor of geosciences, and his graduate student David […]

Academic Stars

Feb 19th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 19, 2009, Issue

ROCK STAR – David Manderscheid, dean of Arts and Sciences, plays “Guitar Hero” during the Academic Stars celebration at the Van Brunt Visitors Center, Feb. 11. Academic Stars is a communication campaign that celebrates the achievements of faculty, staff and students in Arts and Sciences. STAR TRIO – (From left) Barbara Couture, senior vice chancellor […]