Five faculty honorees selected for top awards

Five faculty members have been named recipients of awards given out each spring by Washington State University in recognition of excellence in academic achievement. They will be honored publicly on Friday, March 23, as part of the annual World Class. Face to Face. Showcase, a day-long celebration of the achievements of faculty and staff. Kimberlee […]

Showcase celebration set for March 23

The achievements of Washington State University faculty and staff will be recognized at the annual World Class. Face to Face. Showcase on Friday, March 23. “This is a chance to honor faculty and staff members,” said Fran McSweeney, vice provost for Faculty Affairs and chair of the Showcase Steering Committee. The daylong showcase on the […]

College of Business celebrates excellence

The WSU College of Business will host the “Celebration of Student Excellence” on Friday, April 7, at 3:15 p.m. in Todd 276. A reception will follow in Todd Atrium.College of Business students, faculty, alumni, and friends are invited to the ceremony to recognize Scholarship recipients, departmental outstanding students, Beta Gamma Sigma candidates, and Reaching for […]

World Class. Face to Face. Showcase honors excellence

Excellence was honored at the World Class. Face to Face. Showcase on Friday, March 24. The event included a morning Academic Showcase, which allowed attendees to view faculty, staff and student displays and poster session, a lunch-time Distinguished Faculty Address and a night-time award banquet.These photos capture various showcase events and happenings.

Pathologist and fungus expert earns Eminent Faculty Award

The 2006 WSU Eminent Faculty Award will be presented to Jack D. Rogers — professor and scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, and professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences — at the Celebrating Excellence recognition banquet on March 24 at WSU Pullman. More information and reservations for the banquet and other World Class. Face to Face. […]

Reception to honor presidential award winner

A reception to honor Charlena Grimes, academic coordinator for the College of Engineering and Architecture, who recently won the 2004 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring, will be held 3-5 p.m. Tuesday, June 21, in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education in the second floor atrium.Grimes was one of nine individual (and five institutional) […]

Professor’s fisheries management work improves conservation and economies

One of the greatest traditions of the land-grant university is its mandate to give back to society. Serving that tradition well is Scott Matulich, professor, School of Economic Sciences, who has been at WSU since 1976. Over the last decade, Matulich’s research has focused on redesigning the management policies in the largest U.S. fisheries off […]

Writer pioneers unconventional approach and stirs academia

He didn’t like being bound by what had always been, so he did it his own way. And it worked. Victor Villanueva, Edward R. Meyer distinguished professor of English and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts, has another honor to add to his list: 2005 recipient of the Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for […]

Challenging first-year students to value learning

On a typical Wednesday afternoon you might find her in the CUB coffee shop — and you are welcome to have a latte with her. Lisa McIntyre, associate professor of sociology, welcomes the opportunity to interact with students and informally continue discussions initiated in the classroom. Actions such as the “Lattes with Lisa” endear McIntyre […]

She’s a smooth operator, the heart of Women’s Studies

Behind every smoothly running operation is an operator. Such an “operator” can be found in Linda Chesser, administrative manager and adviser for the Department of Women’s Studies. As the only staff member for the growing Women’s Studies program, Chesser must tackle a myriad of tasks as she works side by side with faculty and students […]