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Selena Galaviz Represents College of Liberal Arts as Highlight Student at Fall 2008 WSU Commencement

Selena Galaviz Represents College of Liberal Arts as Highlight Student at Fall 2008 WSU Commencement

Selena Galaviz
Selena Galaviz

PULLMAN , Wash. – Recommended by the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Honors College student Selena Galaviz will be the 2008 “highlight student” for the College of Liberal Arts at Washington State University’s fall commencement on December 13 in Pullman. Highlight students are those being recognized for outstanding contributions to WSU and the community. Galaviz believes that she was chosen because of her passion for her speech and hearing sciences major and for her leadership skills. According to Galaviz, her achievements at WSU are a guided effort. » More …

WSU Honors College Hosts Regional Conference in March in Spokane; Norton Keynote Speaker

WSU Honors College Hosts Regional Conference in March in Spokane; Norton Keynote Speaker

PULLMAN, Wash.—The Washington State University Honors College will host the 36th annual Western Regional Honors Council conference March 5-7, 2009 at the Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash.  Registration for the event opens today (Oct. 27, 2008). » More …

Auvil Fellows Awards Presented to 11 Honors College Scholars for Fall 2008

Auvil Fellows Awards Presented to 11 Honors College Scholars for Fall 2008

PULLMAN, Wash.—Students in the Honors College at Washington State University received about one-third of the Auvil Fellows awards presented to undergraduate researchers in fall 2008.

The Auvil Fellows awards of $1,000 each were announced Oct. 1 by WSU Director of Undergraduate Research David F. Bahr.  A record number of awards were made (31) to the largest pool of applicants since the program began in 2007.  The fall awards are the fifth set presented to students who participate in mentored “research, scholarship, or creative activity,” as defined by Bahr’s office. » More …

Honors Students Bates, Serratore, and Vargo Win Sciences Poster Competition Awards; Nine More Participate

Honors Students Bates, Serratore, and Vargo Win Sciences Poster Competition Awards; Nine More Participate

PULLMAN, Wash. – With research on topics ranging from the growth of crystal gypsum to primers used in fish identification, 12 students in the Washington State University Honors College were among the total of 54 participating in the 2008 College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition April 4 in Pullman. » More …

Honors Student Rachel Kliewer Named CCE “Service Star Winner” For March 2008

Honors Student Rachel Kliewer Named CCE “Service Star Winner” For March 2008

PULLMAN, Wash. – Each month Washington State University’s Center of Civic Engagement (CCE) recognizes a student who has shown exemplary commitment to service by recognizing them as “Service Star Winners.”

Rachel Kliewer, an Honors junior majoring in psychology, was nominated by staff at the campus Building Blocks Childcare Center where Kliewer volunteers and was chosen as the Service Star Winner for March. » More …

Honors Students Bates, Serratore, and Vargo Win Sciences Poster Competition Awards; Nine More Participate

Honors Students Bates, Serratore, and Vargo Win Sciences Poster Competition Awards; Nine More Participate

PULLMAN, Wash. – With research on topics ranging from the growth of crystal gypsum to primers used in fish identification, 12 students in the Washington State University Honors College were among the total of 54 participating in the 2008 College of Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster Competition April 4 in Pullman. » More …

Four Honors Students Are Top Recipients in WSU Libraries’ Student Research Excellence Awards

Four Honors Students Are Top Recipients in WSU Libraries’ Student Research Excellence Awards

PULLMAN, Wash. — Four Honors College students have landed top places in the WSU Libraries second annual Student Research Excellence Awards on the Pullman campus.

Tied for first place, and receiving $1,000, is Alison Kirpes, a senior in English. She submitted her Honors thesis as her application, entitled, “From Harlot to Human Being: The Revised Anna Karenina.” Her advisor for the project is Professor Birgitta Ingemanson, of the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures. » More …