Lillie Xi Max Williams, who graduated last week with a double degree in digital technologies and culture and strategic communication, took first place in the undergraduate category of the Science Coalition’s Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge.
The university’s Global Campus ranked 23rd nationally for all undergraduate online degree programs; WSU’s online MBA program through the Carson College of Business ranked 18th; and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture’s online graduate engineering program ranked 21st.
A wine business book authored by a WSU Tri‑Cities business professor and colleagues from other parts of the country earned the award for “Best Book for Professionals” by the Gourmand International Cookbook Awards.
Tammy Barry serves as the WSU Graduate School’s associate dean in charge of program assessment and review. Jon Walter is an administrative planning specialist with the department of Institutional Research.
Ola Kehinde, an educational psychology student, was chosen by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), to attend its Data Training Workshop in Arlington, Virginia on Feb. 6-8.
The appointment further cements ongoing collaborative research and will facilitate student and faculty exchanges along with development of new research initiatives.
Roxanne Moore, a doctoral student in the mathematics and science education program, has been given a one‑year fellowship to work with the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE).
Aurora Clark, Thomas Okita, John Reganold and Linda Thomashow were recently elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Chemical engineering senior Kristian Gubsch is headed in the fall to the University of Sheffield as WSU’s first recipient of a Marshall Scholarship.
The Cougars will take on San Diego at 6:30 p.m. Friday in Honolulu, Hawaii in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
The ceremony—expected to take two hours—is free and open to the public. A shuttle will transport visitors from the Alumni Centre parking lot to and from Beasley Coliseum.
The winningest team in WSU women’s soccer history heads into Friday’s College Cup game against top-seeded North Carolina with a 16-6-1 record. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose. Fans unable to make the trip can watch the game on ESPNU.
Lin is one of 168 NAI Fellows for 2019, which is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The program includes more than 1,000 fellows from 250 universities around the world that hold more than 41,500 U.S. patents.
A WSU faculty member since 2005, Pande is the director of the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science as well as the Boeing Centennial Chair in Computer Engineering.
Bose, a Regents professor and distinguished professor in power in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was selected in November as one of 29 foreign academics.
In recognition of his lifetime business achievements and enduring contributions to education, research, technology and the arts, Mark Pigott will receive an honorary doctoral degree during Fall Commencement on Dec. 7.
Professors Kris Kowdley and Yuehe Lin have been named Highly Cited Researchers for 2019 by Web of Science Group.