External Honor/Award

Jeffrey Vervoort elected 2024 Geochemistry Fellow

In recognition of his research to advance understanding of the Earth’s crust, geology Professor Jeffrey Vervoort has been elected as a 2024 Geochemistry Fellow by the Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry. “This award is particularly gratifying because the Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry make up my closest scientific community, and therefore this award represents recognition from my scientific […]

McDowell recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher

Nathan McDowell, a PNNL researcher with a joint faculty appointment in the School of Biological Sciences, has been added to the list of the world’s most Highly Cited Researchers. He and six other WSU faculty recognized this year join five other WSU faculty previously recognized for studies most often cited in their fields. This recognition […]

WSU faculty selected to speak across state as Foley Fellows

Five Washington State University faculty have been selected to the 2024-2025 Foley Speaker Fellows for the Humanities Washington Speakers Bureau program. The five are among the more than 30 speakers who will be available for speaking engagements across the state, providing free public presentations on science, politics, music, philosophy, spiritual traditions and more, in dozens of communities beginning […]

WSU sociologist Don Dillman honored by European Survey Research Association

Regents professor Don Dillman, an internationally renowned survey methodologist, recently received the 2023 European Survey Research Association (ESRA) Outstanding Service Award in recognition of his sustained, high-level contributions to European survey research. ESRA is the leading professional organization of survey researchers in Europe with members from academia, government, non-profit, and commercial sectors. The organization advances […]

History senior to speak at World War II conference, travel to Normandy

History scholar and 2023 WSU graduate Alicia Callahan’s Honors College thesis about the heroic efforts of World War II soldiers has drawn national attention, earning her a summer speaking engagement in Washington, D.C., and a trip to Normandy, France. Callahan, who was honored as this year’s Department of History Outstanding Senior, will present her thesis about the U.S. Army’s heroic 6th Armored Division’s service […]

Faculty artists gain valuable support for their work

A large ceramic wall installation; new music by female and Native American composers; multimedia artworks exploring identity, memory, and home—all are among WSU faculty-led projects supported by recent awards from the Washington state-based Artist Trust program. Faculty members Sarah Barnett and Io Palmer in fine arts, and Jacqueline Wilson in music, are among 16 artists […]

Women physicists honored by Girl Scouts

Two faculty members in the Washington State University Department of Physics and Astronomy have been named Women of Distinction by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.  The award was presented to Vivienne Baldassare and Anya Guy for their work contributing to the region through their professional endeavors, commitment to their community, and […]

Music director receives prestigious national recognition

Danh Pham, director of WSU Bands and conductor of the WSU Symphony Orchestra, has been elected to the prestigious American Bandmasters Association. The organization honors outstanding achievement by invitation to membership and strives to enhance wind music by example and leadership. Some 300 conductors and composers throughout the United States and Canada are members. Election to the […]

Faculty named to Highly Cited Researchers list

Nathan McDowell, a national laboratory researcher jointly appointed to Washington State University’s School of Biological Sciences and affiliated with the School of the Environment, is one of five WSU faculty members recognized in this year’s Highly Cited Researchers list. The five are among the top 1% most cited researchers in the world.

Felsot named American Chemical Society fellow

Allan Felsot, a professor and extension specialist associated with the School of the Environment at WSU Tri-Cities, is among 45 members of the American Chemical Society recently honored as new fellows of 2022. “I’m very honored to be recognized for the work I’ve done,” Felsot said. “It does make me feel like I’ve impacted my […]