A redshirt junior safety on the field, Schmidt (Mount Vernon, Wash.) is academically a senior majoring in mechanical engineering with a minor in Spanish. He is enrolled in the Honors College and a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Schmidt has a 3.73 grade point average, which he’s balanced while earning IFC Greek of the Year in 2017. » More …
Two ASU professors receive 2018 NIH New Innovator Award
“No. 1 in innovation” is an accolade Arizona State University proclaims proudly in all realms of university life. Today, ASU proved once again that it is deserving of such a title.
ASU Professors Nicholas Stephanopoulos, assistant professor in the School of Molecular Sciences, and Rizal Hariadi, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, both researchers in the Biodesign Center for Molecular Design and Biomimetics, were announced as recipients of the 2018 NIH New Innovator Award. » More …
Honors Assistant Clinical Professor Annie Lampman named NCHC Poetry Master Class facilitator
Professor Annie Lampman will lead the Poetry Master Class at the 2018 National Collegiate Honors Council conference in Boston, MA, November 7-11. NCHC Master Classes offer small, arts-based, performance workshops in Drama, Film, Music, and Poetry. Select honors students from across the nation work with expert facilitators and fellow honors students at the NCHC conference each year, honing their craft, learning new techniques, networking, and finally presenting at a culminating Master Class Showcase event. » More …
WSU should make foreign languages a UCORE requirement
By Emma Ledbetter for The Daily Evergreen
Learning another language has networking, cultural benefits all students should embrace
As a freshman entering college, I was excited for the opportunity to take new and interesting classes that were not available to me in high school.
Even though I took four years of Spanish and received credit through a college-in-the-high-school program, I decided during orientation to enroll in Italian 101. I loved taking Spanish, but I’ve been interested in the Italian language and culture since childhood, and I knew taking it at WSU would be a valuable and enriching experience. » More …
Honors alumni presents thesis at American Psychological Association meeting in San Francisco
2018 Honors College graduate Hayley Masterson presented her honors thesis at the American Psychological Association meeting in San Francisco in August. Hayley worked with Honors Faculty Fellow Dr. Phyllis Erdman (WSU College of Education) and Dr. Lori Kogan (Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine) in the 2nd cohort of the Human-Animal Interaction Collaborative (HAIC) between the honors colleges of WSU and CSU. Hayley graduated in microbiology and her honors thesis (“Animal Loss and Grief Experience of Pet Owners: How to prepare pet owners for the end of life process”) received “Pass with Distinction.”
Honors thesis research published in Neuropharmacology
The results of Honors student Chloe Erickson’s thesis have recently been published in the international journal Neuropharmacology. Chloe worked with Honors Faculty Fellow Professor Brendan Walker in the Laboratory of Alcoholism and Addictions Neuroscience at Washington State University. The research investigated factors that affect alcohol dependence. Chloe graduated in neuroscience and was recognized with an Auvil Award for undergraduate research.
Honors students and alumni attend Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program
This month Honors College students and graduates Alyssa Norris, Savannah Rogers, Matthew Winchell, and Garrett Kalt gathered at the historic site of Mount Vernon for the alumni weekend of the Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program. Each year since the leadership program first began in 2014, WSU has been represented by a student fellow from the Honors College. This year, Matthew Winchell attended the six-week leadership program and Garrett Kalt was selected as the student intern for the summer.
CAHNRS Coug making a difference
CAHNRS is a diverse college that is home to students with various backgrounds, interests and motivations. The common denominator between all CAHNRS students is that they hope to contribute to a system larger than themselves. There is always a pathway that leads past the classroom, campus, and even the United States. » More …
Honors College Alumnus receives 40 Under 40 award
Honors College Alumnus and Advisory Board Member, Andrew Flanagan, receives 2018 40 Under 40 award from Consulting-Specifying Engineer.
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