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Travis King on a river boat in the jungle
To catch a cat
Trekking through one of the largest unexplored rain forests in the world, La Mosquitia in Honduras, Travis King set up traps last spring to catch jaguars — or whatever other animal came into range of the cameras.
Zachary Howard with Anders Omslan in the lab
National Goldwater Scholarship awarded to WSU junior Zachary Howard
Zachary Howard has received from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation a $7,500 distinguished scholarship for the 2018-19 academic year.
Thomas Lumpkin
WSU alum awarded for career working to end hunger, malnutrition
Thomas Lumpkin wants to feed the world. A simple premise, but an incredibly challenging goal. One that set Lumpkin on a career path which produced new agricultural innovations and led to international leadership positions.

April 2018

Honors Student Notable Achievements

Honors College student Hannah Zmuda was awarded a prestigious DAAD RISE fellowship and will conduct research in physics this summer in Germany.

Honors College student Zachary Howard was awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Zachary’s research mentor at Washington State University is Professor Alan Goodman.

Honors College student Kristian Gubsch was selected for the Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Honors College student Nam Nguyen presented his research project “Development of a survey to investigate study abroad destination choice” at the 19th Annual University of Maryland national Conference for McNair Scholars and Undergraduate Research. Nam’s faculty mentor at Washington State University is Dr. Chad M. Gotch, from Educational Psychology Department, College of Education.

Honors College student Jessie Schweitzer was named the outstanding sophomore in Materials Science and Engineering.

Honors Faculty Notable Achievements:

Honors Faculty Fellow William Hamlin received to 2018 Sahlin Award for Research, Scholarship and the Arts.

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