Outstanding Researcher Awards

Each year, UW-Stout recognizes highly noteworthy students and faculty members for research, scholarly and artistic activities that have impacted the university and demonstrated leadership.

A student from each college and the Graduate School are selected, as well as a Senior faculty member, an Emerging faculty member, and a faculty member who has demonstrated excellence in supporting student research as a mentor.

College of Arts and Human Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher

Genevieve Czaplewski (Applied Social Science)


Sarah Vicchiollo (Video Production, Honorable Mention)

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, and Management Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher

Olivier Charest (Applied Science)
An Nguyen (Environmental Science, Honorable Mention)

Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher

Brianna Capra (Design)
Areeba Ali (Food Science and Technology, Honorable Mention)

Senior Outstanding Researcher

Dr. Jerry Hui (Visual and Performing Arts)

Emerging Outstanding Researcher

Dr. Dana Linnell (Psychology)

Outstanding Research Mentor

Dr. Jennifer Grant (Biology)