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This award was established in the fall of 1980 to recognize excellence in undergraduate teaching at UT Austin. Awardees are based upon selections received from the deans and department chairs in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Natural Sciences. All selections are reviewed by the Vice Provost, who then makes recommendations to the Provost for final approval. Cash honorarium.

College of Natural Sciences winners

  • 1981 Robert E. Greenwood (Mathematics)
  • 1983 Bruce P. Palka (Mathematics)
  • 1984 Roger C. Osborn (Mathematics)
  • 1985 Stephen J. McAdam (Mathematics)
  • 1986 Melvin Oakes (Physics)
  • 1987 Austin Gleeson (Physics)
  • 1988 Jonathan Sessler (Chemistry & Biochemistry)
  • 1989 Michael Starbird (Mathematics)
  • 1990 William T. Guy (Mathematics)
  • 1991 Charles B. Chiu (Physics)
  • 1992 Franklin Bronson (Zoology)
  • 1993 John Gilbert (Mathematics)
  • 1994 Jerry Brand (Botany)
  • 1995 Timothy Rowe (Geology)
  • 1996 Gary Hamrick (Mathematics)
  • 1997 George Pollak (Zoology)
  • 1998 Greg Sitz (Physics)
  • 1999 Craig Wheeler (Astronomy)
  • 2000 Harold Zakon (Neurobiology)
  • 2001 Martin Shankland (MCDB)
  • 2002 Michael Downer (Physics)
  • 2003 Doug Burger (Computer Sciences)
  • 2004 Arturo De Lozanne (MCDB)
  • 2005 Theresa O’Halloran (MCDB)
  • 2006 Edward Anderson (Human Ecology)
  • 2007 Stephen Keckler (Computer Science)
  • 2008 Robert Van de Geijn (Computer Science)
  • 2009 Timothy Loving (Human Ecology)
  • 2010 Eve Nicols (Human Ecology)
  • 2011 Elizabeth Stepp (Mathematics)
  • 2012 Jane Arledge (Mathematics)
  • 2012 Ruth Buskirk (Biological Sciences)
  • 2012 Michael Scott (Computer Science)
  • 2013 Andrew Ellington (Molecular Biosciences)
  • 2013 Leanne Field (Biology Instructional Office)
  • 2013 Cynthia LaBrake (Chemistry)
  • 2015 Bruce Porter (Computer Science)
  • 2016 Amanda Hager (Mathematics)
  • 2016 Anita Latham (Biology Instructional Office)
  • 2016 Calvin Lin (Computer Science)
  • 2016 David Vanden Bout (Chemistry)
  • 2017 John Markert (Physics)
  • 2017 Alison Norman (Computer Science)
  • 2017 Shelley Payne (Molecular Biosciences)
  • 2018 Jen Moon (Biology Instructional Office)
  • 2018 Bill Wolesensky (Mathematics)
  • 2019 Keely Finkelstein (Astronomy)
  • 2019 Kristin Harvey (Statistics and Data Sciences)

Nomination dates and a complete list of awardees