Jeremiah Busch, associate professor, and Nathan C. Layman and Carly J. Prior, doctoral students, biological sciences, co-authored with colleagues “Selfing ability and drift load evolve with range expansion” in Evolution Letters.
Cheryl Schultz, associate professor, biological sciences, WSU Vancouver, received a 2018 Project of the Year award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program for her project “Endangered Butterflies as a Model System for Managing Source‑Sink Dynamics on Department of Defense Lands.”
Erica Palmer, BA ’16, and Shannon Tushingham, assistant professor, anthropology, coauthored “Human Use of Small Forage Fish: Improved Ancient DNA Species Identification Techniques Reveal Long-term Record of Sustainable Mass Harvesting of Smelt Fisher in the Northeast Pacific Rim” in Journal of Archaeological Science. Brian Kemp, former faculty member in anthropology and biological sciences, is third author.
Heather Watts, associate professor, and Ashley Robart, postdoctoral researcher, biological sciences, coauthored “Increasing photoperiod stimulates the initiation of spring migratory behavior and physiology in a facultative migrant, the pine siskin” in Royal Society Open Science.
Courtney Meehan, associate professor, Edward Hagen, professor, Courtney Helfrecht, PhD ’17, and Jennifer Roulette, doctoral student, anthropology; and Shelley McGuire, professor, and Kimberly Lackey, doctoral student, biological sciences, coauthored with external colleagues “Social networks, cooperative breeding, and the human milk microbiome” in American Journal of Human Biology.
Cheryl Schultz, associate professor, biological sciences, received the WSU Vancouver Chancellor’s Award for Research Excellence.
Elly Sweet, clinical assistant professor, biological sciences, WSU Tri-Cities, received the WSU Crimson Spirit Award for March 2018.
Elly Sweet, clinical assistant professor and faculty advisor for biology, general studies/biological sciences, and pre-health, biological sciences, WSU Tri-Cities, received the WSU Crimson Spirit Award.
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.
Paul Verrell, associate professor, biological sciences, authored How to be a scholar: Smoothing the transition from high school to college…and beyond, published by Kendall Hunt.