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 Zahra Debbek, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor Deukhyoun Heo has been named the Frank Brands Distinguished Professor in Analog Electronics in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. The professorship supports faculty and programs enhancement in microelectronics at WSU.
By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research PULLMAN, Wash. – Wound healing, smart textiles, biodegradable hydraulic fluid and estimation of apple crops with a smartphone are some of the innovations that are closer to reaching the market thanks to the Commercialization Gap Fund (CGF) at Washington State University.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Brendan M. Walker has been appointed Honors College Distinguished Professor for 2016-18 at Washington State University, based on demonstrated excellence in teaching, research and service.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University animal sciences professor John McNamara is the inaugural recipient of the Jane Parker Award for Service to the WSU Advising Community, presented recently by WSU ACADA (Academic Advising Association).
PULLMAN, Wash. – Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to submit nominations for 2016-17 faculty awards presented at the annual spring Showcase celebration of university excellence. The deadline is Friday, Sept. 30.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Associate professor of educational psychology Sola Adesope was recognized recently as the first Provost Featured Faculty Member at Washington State University for a variety of reasons.