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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 …

Six Honors College Students Tapped to Present Research at 2008 Western Regional Honors Council Conference

Six Honors College Students Tapped to Present Research at 2008 Western Regional Honors Council Conference

A highlight of the Arizona event was a side trip to the Grand Canyon.
A highlight of the Arizona event was a side trip to the Grand Canyon.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Speaking on topics ranging from caterpillars to perspectives on study abroad, six students in the Washington State University Honors College will travel April 10-12 to Arizona to present at the 35th annual conference of the Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) » More …

WSU Honors Students Compete in Regional, National Mock Trial Events

WSU Honors Students Compete in Regional, National Mock Trial Events

PULLMAN, Wash. — At February’s Pacific Northwest Regional American Mock Trial Tournament at the University of Portland, three student teams from Washington State University argued court cases against such schools as Gonzaga University, Stanford University, the University of California -Berkeley, Weber State, and Reed College. » More …

WSU Week of Remembrance March 2-5 Focuses on Holocaust Rescues and Rescuers; Scholar and Survivor to Visit Campus

WSU Week of Remembrance March 2-5 Focuses on Holocaust Rescues and Rescuers; Scholar and Survivor to Visit Campus

PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2008 Week of Remembrance at Washington State University March 2-5 will examine the motivations and character of the people who risk life and limb to save others in peril, focusing on those involved in the Holocaust of World War II.

The four-day program, “Rescue and Rescuers in the Holocaust,” will feature films, discussions, presentations by a scholar and a survivor, and a musical performance by WSU faculty member Sheila Converse. » More …

Finalists for the Dean of the Honors College are Invited to Visit WSU

Finalists for the Dean of the Honors College are Invited to Visit WSU

PULLMAN, Wash. — A search for the new dean of the Honors College is nearing completion as the search committee and administration have selected three finalists who have been invited to visit Washington.  Mary Wack, former dean of Honors, accepted the position of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Libby Walker has served as Interim Dean of Honors since July 2007. » More …

WSU Honors Students Land Undergraduate Research Symposium Awards

WSU Honors Students Land Undergraduate Research Symposium Awards


Poster session in Smith CUE Atrium
Poster session in Smith CUE Atrium

PULLMAN, Wash. — Using speeches and posters to demonstrate their work, Honors College students from freshmen through seniors participated in the first Washington State University Undergraduate Research Symposium in November. At the close of the day, Honors students got top honors and half of the total $3,200 prize money for their research, scholarship, or creative activity. » More …