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In 1998 the Department won the University-wide award of Outstanding Teaching Department, after having been a runner-up for the award four out of the previous five years. This honor is given each year to one department or unit at one of the four University of Nebraska campuses (UNK, UNL, UNMC and UNO) that

has made a unique and significant contribution to the teaching efforts of the University and which has outstanding esprit de corps in its dedication to the education of students at the undergraduate, graduate or professional level.

Also in 1998, the Department received a Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award was based on our outstanding success in mentoring female graduate students in the 1990s. Ours is one of only two department of mathematical sciences in the nation ever to receive a Presidential Mentoring Award. for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award was based on our outstanding success in mentoring female graduate students in the 1990s. Ours was the only department of mathematical sciences in the nation to receive a Presidential Award in 1998.

Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo
I received individual attention from day one; I had great teachers and an excellent advisor. I found the atmosphere of the program very supportive and friendly. I learned a lot not only about mathematics, but also about the professional issues waiting for me after graduation.
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo Combinatorics, PhD 1996 Assistant Professor, Valparaiso University szani@usd.edu