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The James R. Underkofler Teaching Excellence awards, funded by an endowment from the Alliant Energy Foundation, Inc., recognize and reward extraordinary undergraduate teachers at UW System universities within Alliant Energy’s service area. The award pays tribute to the dedication of faculty and staff as teachers and their ability to communicate their subject matter effectively and inspire in their students an enthusiasm for learning.

2023 Award Recipients

Kristy Burkholder

Kristy Burkholder

Teaching Professor, School of Human Ecology,

Gail K. Hoffman

Gail Hoffman

Professor, Department of Health & Human Performance,

Howard Schweber

Howard Schweber, professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison

Professor, Department of Political Science,

Award Ceremony

October 24, 2024

By Invitation Only

2024 Guidelines are currently under revision. Revised version to be posted here soon. Deadline to be extended due to delay.

Alliant Energy Awards Program 2023 pdf