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.
Jarred Williams, doctoral candidate, sociology, was named a 2017 Soros Justice Fellow to further his work on prison closures.
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.
Matthew Tatz, graduate student, music, won first place in the young artist brass division at the Northwest Regional Music Teachers National Association Competition, and advances to the national competition in Baltimore in March.
Jonathan Preszler, graduate student, and G. Leonard Burns, professor, psychology, coauthored “Trait and State Variance in Oppositional Defiant Disorder Symptoms: A Multi-Source Investigation With Spanish Children” in Assessment.
Burns also coauthored “Can Sluggish Cognitive Tempo Be Distinguished From ADHD Inattention in Very Young Children? Evidence From a Sample of Korean Preschool Children” in Journal of Attention Disorders.
Alex Spradlin and Dakota Mauzay, graduate students, and Carrie Cuttler, clinical assistant professor, psychology, coauthored “Devils, witches, and psychics: The role of thought-action fusion in the relationships between obsessive-compulsive features, religiosity, and paranormal beliefs” in Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.
Ursula Mazur, and Kerry Hipps, professors, and Morteza Adinehnia, Bryan Borders, Michael Ruf, and Bhaskar Chilukuri, graduate students, chemistry, coauthored “Comprehensive structure–function correlation of photoactive ionic-conjugated supermolecular assemblies: an experimental and computational study” in Journal of Materials Chemistry C, and earned the journal’s “Hot Papers” distinction.
Kiya Fife, graduate student, music, took second place in the Inland Empire Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing Competition in the Advanced College Division.
Ryan Booth, doctoral student, history, authored the review of Donald L. Cutler’s “Hang The All:” George Wright and the Plateau Indian War” forthcoming in Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History
Matthew Tatz, Anthony “A.J.” Achille, and Frankie Bones, graduate students, music won top awards in the statewide Music Teachers National Association competition. Tatz took first place and Achille was named alternate in the Brass Performance Division; Tatz will compete in the Northwest Regional MTNA competition in January. Bones was named alternate in the Piano Division.