External Honor/Award

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 […]

Fulbright award expands career opportunities

Washington State University’s latest recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student award, Lauren Hudson (’22 biology, French), will be teaching in Southeast Asia this coming year. “I’m thrilled to be able to teach English to college students in Vietnam, a land that is part of my heritage,” said Hudson. “I’m also happy to explore language and […]

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Faculty quintet wins national competition

After a year-long process of adjudication, a quintet featuring WSU School of Music faculty has been named the winner of the 2022 American Prize in Chamber Music Performance. The Pan Pacific Ensemble brings together talented soloists committed to performing music by composers from Asia and the Americas, and passionate about commissioning, promoting, and recording new […]

Bollens elected to state Academy of Sciences

In recognition of his outstanding research on salt and freshwater aquatic systems “that is both timely and important to understanding the impact of global climate change…and biodiversity in the Pacific Northwest,”  Professor Stephen Bollens has been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Bollens is a WSU Vancouver professor in

National Gilman Scholarships support study abroad

Eight undergraduates pursing seven different degree programs in the College of Arts and Sciences recently received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships toward the study abroad program of their choice. They will use the funding to study in Italy, Japan, Portugal and Spain this summer and fall. The Gilman scholarship, an initiative funded by the U.S. […]

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Closing a gap in Alzheimer’s disease research

Over the age of 50, one in three men and one in six women suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and recent research suggests that OSA increases the risk of cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease. As part of her research on health disparities and race and ethnicity, sociologist Anna Zamora-Kapoor will conduct a study on […]