Dave Savage, supervisor, technical services, received the WSU Presidential Security Award in recognition of the impact of his vision and skills in creating health protection devices for offices and food services during the pandemic
Andra Chastain, WSU Vancouver professor, history, authored Chile Underground: The Santiago Metro and the Struggle for a Rational City, now under contract with Yale University Press. She also co-edited Itineraries of Expertise: Science, Technology, and the Environment in Latin America’s Long Cold War to be published in March by University of Pittsburgh Press.
Amanda Yager, grants and contract coordinator, College of Arts and Sciences dean’s office, received the 2018 Grant and Contract Service Award from the WSU Office of Research.
Emily Huddart Kennedy, assistant professor, and Julie Kmec, professor, sociology, coauthored “Reinterpreting the Gender Gap in Household Pro-Environmental Behaviour” in Environmental Sociology.
Trevor Omoto (PhD ’17) and Nathalie Wall, associate professor, chemistry, coauthored “Evaluation of Vanadium(IV) as a Non-radioactive Surrogate for Technetium(IV) by Comparison of Stability Constants for Polyamino Polycarboxylate Ligand Complexation” in Journal of Solution Chemistry.
Nathalie Wall also coauthored with Gannon Parker, post-doctoral researcher, and Donald Wall, director, WSU Nuclear Science Center, and others “Synthesis and Crystal Structures of Volatile Neptunium(IV) β-Diketonates” in Inorganic Chemistry; and with Mitchell Friend, graduate student, she presented “Complexation Thermodynamics of Oxalate with Hf(IV) for Application to Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing” at the American Nuclear Society Winter Meeting in Washington D.C.
Stephen Powers, postdoctoral research associate, environment, received the Gene E. Likens Award from the Ecological Society of America for outstanding publication by a junior scientist in the biogeosciences in recognition of his paper “Long-term accumulation and transport of anthropogenic phosphorus in three river basins” in Nature Geoscience.
Bill Griesar, instructor, psychology, and Jeff Leake, outreach coordinator, College of Arts and Sciences, WSU Vancouver, presented unique arts-integrated approach to neuroscience education at the White House Frontiers Conference hosted in Washington, D.C., by President Obama and the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy.