Meredith Arksey, associate professor, music, delivered an invited presentation at the national conference of the American String Teachers Association in Pittsburg, Penn.
Julie Anne Wieck, associate professor, music, was elected governor of the Intermountain Region of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Nathalie Wall, associate professor, and Mitchell Friend, PhD ’17, chemistry, coauthored“Hafnium(IV) complexation with oxalate at variable temperatures” in Radiochimica Acta;. Wall also coauthored with Joelle Reiser, doctoral candidate, chemistry, and others, “The use of positrons to survey alteration layers on synthetic nuclear waste glasses” in Journal of Nuclear Materials.
Jeff Sanders, and Jesse Spohnholz, associate professors, and Katie Fry and Clif Stratton, clinical assistant professors, history, were named to the inaugural cohort of WSU Distinguished Teaching Fellows by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Outreach and Innovation.
Gretchen Rollwagen-Bollens, clinical assistant professor, biological sciences and environment, WSU Vancouver was named to the inaugural cohort of WSU Distinguished Teaching Fellows by the Office of the Provost and the Office of Academic Outreach and Innovation.
The Sustainable Heritage Network, directed by Kim Christen, associate professor, English, and director, digital technology and culture, received the Council Exemplary Service Award from the Society of American Archivists.
Jarred Williams, doctoral candidate, sociology, was named a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow to further his work on prison closures.
Keri McCarthy, associate professor, music, released a solo CD Shadowplay.
Nathalie Wall, associate professor, coauthored three presentations with chemistry colleagues: Sue Clark, Regents Professor, and others, “Mechanism of La detection as precursor for actinide preconcentration” at the Interagency Technical Nuclear Forensics Program Review in Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Joelle Reiser, doctoral candidate, “Dependence of pH on alteration layer formation for international simple glass” at the Glass & Optical Materials Division Meeting in Waikoloa, Hawaii; and Gannon Parker, postdoctoral researcher, and Donald Wall, director, Nuclear Science Center, “Determination of thermodynamic parameters associated with Tc(IV) Sulfate complexation” at the American Chemical Society’s National Meeting in San Francisco.
Chris Dickey, clinical assistant professor, music, published a solo album Dulcet Voice via WSU Recordings. Karen Savage and Jeffrey Savage, professors, provided piano accompaniment.