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Researcher Lindsay Sandor Credits Honors Professor Pamela Lee with Important Skill-Building

Researcher Lindsay Sandor Credits Honors Professor Pamela Lee with Important Skill-Building


Alumna Lindsay Sanford (’07 Mechanical Engineering) is a research development specialist at Baylor Scott & White Health in Temple, Texas. The company is that state’s largest not-for-profit health system. » More …

WSU Honors and Arts and Sciences Colleges Announce Quock and Johnson as First Honors College Distinguished Professors

WSU Honors and Arts and Sciences Colleges Announce Quock and Johnson as First Honors College Distinguished Professors

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University Honors College and College of Arts and Sciences have named Raymond Quock, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and Monica Johnson, professor of sociology, to hold the first WSU Honors College Distinguished Professorships.

Selected for their demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and service, Quock and Johnson will hold these professorships for two years says Honors Dean M. Grant Norton. Both have taught for the Honors College in the past. » More …

WSU’s Skinner to Discuss ‘Ancestral Ghosts’ in Our Genes Feb. 10

WSU’s Skinner to Discuss ‘Ancestral Ghosts’ in Our Genes Feb. 10

Michael Skinner Michael Skinner has authored more than 240 peer reviewed publications and 250 invited symposia presentations, plenary lectures and university seminars. He established the WSU and University of Idaho Center for Reproductive Biology in 1996 and the Center for Integrated Biotechnology in 2002. He received the WSU Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for 2005-06 in the research category. He completed his Ph.D. in biochemistry at WSU and his postdoctoral fellowship at the C.H. Best Institute at the University of Toronto. He has been on the faculty of the pharmacology department at Vanderbilt University and the reproductive sciences and physiology faculty at the University of California, San Francisco.

Michael Skinner

 

Michael Skinner has authored more than 240 peer reviewed publications and 250 invited symposia presentations, plenary lectures and university seminars. He established the WSU and University of Idaho Center for Reproductive Biology in 1996 and the Center for Integrated Biotechnology in 2002. He received the WSU Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for 2005-06 in the research category.

 

He completed his Ph.D. in biochemistry at WSU and his postdoctoral fellowship at the C.H. Best Institute at the University of Toronto. He has been on the faculty of the pharmacology department at Vanderbilt University and the reproductive sciences and physiology faculty at the University of California, San Francisco.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Your grandmother has some explaining to do. What she was exposed to during pregnancy could make you more susceptible to disease, and you’re going to pass that on to your grandchildren as well. » More …

Honors College at WSU Recognizes Students, Faculty at 2013 Spring Commencement Banquet

Honors College at WSU Recognizes Students, Faculty at 2013 Spring Commencement Banquet

PULLMAN, Wash. — Students, faculty, staff, and guests celebrated the accomplishments of the Honors College at Washington State University class of 2013 on May 3 in the Compton Union Building Senior Ballroom.

More than 60 students walked at the event, with 75 percent having earned Latin Honors at the university for maintaining a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA.  Forty-one percent of the graduates studied abroad during their undergraduate experience. » More …

Honors College Students, Faculty, and Thesis Advisors Honored at WSU University College Awards Ceremony

Honors College Students, Faculty, and Thesis Advisors Honored at WSU University College Awards Ceremony April 16

PULLMAN, Wash.—The accomplishments of seven Honors College students, one faculty member, and four faculty thesis advisors at Washington State University were among those celebrated at the sixth annual awards ceremony hosted by the University College on Tuesday April 16, 2013 in the Lewis Alumni Centre. » More …

M. Grant Norton Selected as WSU Honors College Dean

M. Grant Norton Selected as WSU Honors College Dean

PULLMAN, Wash. – M. Grant Norton, a professor with the Washington State University School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, has been selected as the new dean of the university’s Honors College.

“The Honors College and its associated programs are extremely important parts of WSU’s undergraduate programs,” said Warwick M. Bayly, WSU provost and executive vice president. “Grant impressed everyone with his enthusiasm and the quality of his ideas during the interview process.  I am confident he will effectively lead the college through the next phase of its development.” » More …

WSU Honors College Professor’s Assignment Published on National Curricular Resources Website

WSU Honors College Professor’s Assignment Published on National Curricular Resources Website


PULLMAN, Wash. – An assignment used as part of an arts and humanities class at the Honors College at WSU was one of just eight national submissions to be highlighted as a curricular resource on the website of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA).

“The people at the CWPA were looking for concrete examples of excellent assignments,” says Diane Kelly-Riley, co-director of the Writing Program in the University College at WSU and member of the CWPA. “The aim of each assignment is to help students gain the rhetorical skills that are critical for college success.” » More …