By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers will talk about race and civility in everyday life in a free, public address, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Elson Floyd Cultural Center at Washington State University.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.”
By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Ali Mehrizi-Sani, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received the prestigious Mac E. Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Education Society.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The Society of American Archivists has presented its Council Exemplary Service Award to the Sustainable Heritage Network, a project led by Washington State University for digital preservation of cultural heritage.
Professor Emeritus Joseph Coyne, with the Department of Health Policy and Administration, WSU College of Nursing, has received the 2016 Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Distinguished Service Award for his leadership as chair of the Global Faculty Forum during 2014-2016.
By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have selected the first group of students for the PNNL-WSU Distinguished Graduate Research Program.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy Magnuson, emeritus professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, will receive the Lane V. Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service during the annual Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.
By Erin McIlraith, Center for Civic Engagement PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been named a voter-friendly campus through 2018 after registering 1,181 new voters through the systemwide Cougs Vote campaign.
By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences PASCO, Wash. – Staff from the Pasco Lowe’s store built and installed nearly 100 community garden beds to help feed local families, and the Master Gardeners of Benton and Franklin counties recently saluted their efforts with the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Fresh Food Project (PFFP) recently won the first Engaged Campus-Community Partnership Award for the western region of Campus Compact, a national university coalition that promotes civic engagement.