Bala Krishnamoorthy, professor, and William Hall, assistant professor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver and Pullman, respectively, were named new members of the WSU Provost’s Teaching Academy in recognition of their innovation, scholarship, and sustained excellence in teaching.
RocÍo Sotomayor, senior instructor, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, has been named to receive the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award For Advancing Equity.
Cheryl Schultz, professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, was named to receive the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Outreach & Engagement at WSU Showcase 2020.
Stephen Bollens, professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, was named to receive the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Leadership at WSU Showcase 2020.
Jacob Pennington, graduate student, mathematics and statistics, WSU Vancouver, earned honorable mention recognition in the 2020 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program competition.
Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, presented “The Troubles of Sans Souci: Fates of Smuggled Slaves in Isle Bourbon, 1820-1830″ to the New York French History Group, City University of New York Graduate Center, in New York.
Alex Dimitrov, associate professor, mathematics & statistics, coached a team of undergraduates to earn an Outstanding Award in the SCUDEM Lite 2020 (SIMIODE Challenge Using Differential Equations). The WSU team’s model was titled “Talking Beds: The Limit of Hospital Bed Availability Due to COVID-19 Spread in Washington.”
Clayton Mosher, professor, and Scott Akins, alumnus (PhD ’02), sociology, WSU Vancouver, coauthored “Recreational marijuana legalization in Washington State – Benefits and harms” in Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, Lessons, and Scenarios.
Donna Sinclair, adjunct professor, history, WSU Vancouver, co-authored Black Women in Green: Gloria Brown and the Unmarked Trail to Forest Service Leadership (Oregon State University Press).
Leslie New, professor, mathematics & statistics, WSU Vancouver, co-authored “New close encounters of the dolphin kind: Contrasting tourist support for feeding based interactions with concern for dolphin welfare” forthcoming in Tourism Management.