The Office of Undergraduate Research at Washington State University has named 32 students, including nine in the College of Arts and Sciences, as recipients of nearly $50,000 in awards in support of their mentored research, scholarship and creative activities for the 2020-21 academic year.
Students received 10 Auvil Scholars Fellowship awards, three Scott and Linda Carson Undergraduate Research awards, four WSU LSAMP Research awards, and 15 general undergraduate research awards. All are students at WSU Pullman with around 20 majors across STEM and non-STEM fields. Awardees include five sophomores, 13 juniors, and 14 seniors; 18 females and 14 males; and, nine first-generation students. Thirteen recipients are members of the WSU Honors College.
The fellowship award-winning students majoring in CAS disciplines are:
- Annie Lu, a senior mathematics major mentored by Nikolaos Voulgarakis
- Lucas Blevins, a sophomore music composition major mentored by Gregory Yasinitsky
- Christopher Huong, a senior psychology and sports science major mentored by Sarah Ullrich-French
- Tabitha McCoard, a senior fine arts major mentored by Hallie Meredith
- Georgie Rosales, a senior English and psychology major in the Honors College mentored by Rebecca Craft
- Olivia Willis, a junior neuroscience and psychology major in the Honors College mentored by Cheryl Reed
- Jesús Mendoza, a senior zoology major mentored by Douglas Call
- Marcelo Ruiz, a senior mathematics and mechanical engineering major mentored by Jacob Leachman
- Krista Brutman, a senior mathematics major in the Honors College mentored by Bertrand Tanner