Kara McClanahan, instructional support supervisor, biological sciences, received the 2020 CAS Staff Peer Mentoring award.
Molly Clayton, academic coordinator, mathematics and statistics, received the 2020 CAS Excellence in Undergraduate Advising award.
Michelle Hendrickson, fiscal analyst, environment, received a 2020 WSU Crimson Spirit Award for exceeding expectations, providing superior quality service, and more.
Sophia Hutton, administrative manager, environment, received a 2020 WSU Crimson Spirit award in recognition of her creative problem-solving skills and outstanding service to her unit and the University.
Harrison Higgs and Avantika Bawa, associate professors, and Noah Matteucci, technician, fine arts, WSU Vancouver, curated and installed with collaborators the layered, mixed-media installation “Memory: Cerebral Entanglement” by guest artist Kindra Crick at WSU Vancouver.
John Barber, associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, technician, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, coauthored the multimedia exhibit Remembering the Dead, a memorial to victims of mass shootings across America, jury selected for presentation at the International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, Little Cottonwood Canyon, Utah. They also coauthored the exhibit Sound Spheres, jury selected for the exhibition/creative track of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Hypertext 2019 Conference, Institute of Information Systems at Hof University, Germany.
In addition, Barber recently served as producer, dramaturge, and director of the live performance and online streaming of the five-part “Halloween Fright Night Live,” featuring episodes from Lights Out, Quiet Please!, and Suspense, for his Re-Imagined Radio project .
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate; Samantha Fulgham, graduate student; Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor; and William D. Lipe, emeritus professor, anthropology; and Valerie Lynch-Holm, microscopy specialist, Franceschi Microscopy and Imaging Center, coauthored “Redefining the age of tattooing in western North America: A 2000-year-old artifact from Utah” in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports.
John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician, creative media and digital culture/English, WSU Vancouver, exhibited their sound art project Sound Spheres at the 2018 International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling Art Exhibition, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.
Nichole Fournier, doctoral candidate, anthropology, received a Wenner Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork fellowship grant.
Sheryl DeShields, secretary senior, psychology, received the WSU Crimson Spirit Award.