External Honor/Award

WSU’s first Fulbright-Hays scholar

Anthropology doctoral candidate Daphne Weber is headed to Thailand as WSU’s first recipient of a Fulbright-Hays award, part of the renowned Fulbright suite of awards. Weber will spend a year living with and interviewing Thai female monks, formally known as bhikkhuni. She will conduct extensive research for her PhD dissertation on the healing effects of […]

Chemist honored as Fellow in top physics organization

Aurora E. Clark, a WSU professor and expert in physical chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the nation’s leading association for physicists. Her research “underpins the basic science needed to solve a variety of important industrial problems that impact human health, environmental management, and technological innovation,” Clark said. The prestigious […]

Award honors Peabody’s groundbreaking historical work

The French Colonial Historical Society has established a new prize in honor of Sue Peabody, Meyer Distinguished Professor of History at WSU Vancouver. Peabody is considered a major scholar of race and the law in the Atlantic world, and her books have helped transform the field of French colonial history. Her most recent book, “Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, […]

National distinction for instrumental performance

Chris Dickey, assistant professor of tuba and euphonium in the WSU School of Music, received third place in the 2021 American Prize in Instrumental Performance in the professional division. For the competition, Dickey chose recordings that he says demonstrate the tuba’s melodic versatility and virtuosity. His renditions of James Stabile’s Sonata for Tuba and Piano, […]

Music student wins international competition

Timothy Schrader, a music performance major from Blaine, Washington, recently earned first prize in the European music division of the 2021Charleston International Music Competition with a performance of Georg Philipp Telemann’s Sonata in F Major. Schrader studies with Chris Dickey, assistant professor of tuba and euphonium in the WSU School of Music, and regularly performs […]

Research fellowship program earns national recognition

A collaboration between the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology and the City of Pullman Police Department that connects doctoral students with law enforcement units has been recognized by this year’s Smart 50 Awards for its trailblazing approach. Implemented by Professor David Makin and Police Chief Gary Jenkins, the research fellowship program provides opportunities for […]

Fine arts professor’s research wins NEH grant support

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) recently announced $24 million in grants for 225 humanities projects across the country, including work by Hallie Meredith, a career-track assistant professor of fine arts at Washington State University. Meredith’s project, “Fragmentary and Unfinished Art: Documenting Undocumented Late Roman Art and Process,” is the only project

A quest to improve science communication, funding

In addition to winning first place in her division for a compelling, three-minute overview of her complex, years-long biological research project, Milica Radanovic won a place among 23 graduate students selected nationwide by the Ecological Society of America (ESA) to inform Congress about the importance of funding scientific research. “We are living during a time […]