Amy Nusbaum, doctoral candidate, psychology, received the 2020 WSU President’s Award for Leadership.
Ryan W. Booth, doctoral candidate, history, was chosen from among 220 applicants to receive the Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship and residency from the Newberry Library in Chicago for his project “Crossed Arrows: The US Indian Scouts, 1866-1947.”
Jacob Pennington, graduate student, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, earned honorable mention recognition in the 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition.
Robyn Reeve, doctoral candidate, biological sciences, won first place and the People’s Choice award in the CAS preliminary 3 Minute Thesis competition. She wet on to earn third place in the WSU-wide contest with her presentation “Leptin: Integrator of immune response and regenerations.”
Ryan W. Booth, doctoral candidate, history, authored “Fort Keogh’s Commissary: A Global Market on the Great Plains from 1876 to 1900” in Montana: The Magazine of Western History.
Charles Toye, graduate student, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Su espacio propio: heterotopía y feminidad masculina en Los Motivos de Circe, de Lourdes Ortiz.” (“A Space of Her Own: Heterotopia and Masculine Femininity in Lourdes Ortiz’s Circe’s Motives) at the 11th Annual Graduate Student Conference, “Voices of Marginality: Literary and Linguistic Reflections on Cultural Hierarchies in Spain and Latin America,” University of Colorado, Boulder.
Namrata Ray, doctoral student, sociology, and Jugal Marfatia, graduate student, mathematics and statistics, were selected as finalists in the National Football League’s Big Data Bowl 2020 based on the innovation, accuracy, relevance, and clarity of their submission, which they presented at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis.
Courtney Meehan, associate professor, Edward Hagen, professor, and Katherine Flores, doctoral candidate, anthropology, and Abhishek Kaul, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, coauthored with colleagues “Household composition and the infant fecal microbiome: The INSPIRE study” in American Journal of Physical Anthropology.
Tim Kohler, regents professor, Laura J. Ellyson, doctoral student, and R. Kyle Bocinsky, alumnus (PhD ’14), anthropology, coauthored “Beyond One-Shot Hypotheses: Explaining Three Increasingly Large Collapses in the Northern Pueblo Southwest” in Going Forward by Looking Back: Archaeological Perspectives on Socio-Ecological Crisis, Response and Collapse (Berghahan Books, New York).
Cheryl Schultz, professor, biology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Demographic costs and benefits of herbicide-based restoration to enhance habitat for an endangered butterfly and a threatened plant” forthcoming in Restoration Ecology. She also coauthored with Leland D. Bennion, graduate student, biology, and Leslie New, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, both of WSU Vancouver, and another colleague “Community-level effects of herbicide-based restoration treatments: Structural benefits but at what cost?”