Like many WSU students, Abigail Shane, a master’s student in architecture, enjoyed the iconic buildings and landscapes of Pullman’s campus but knew little about their history or architectural significance.
As part of a historic preservation seminar led by associate professor Phil Gruen, Shane and her classmates dove into school archives and digital resources, weaving the information they collected into a narrative about WSU’s built environment. » More …
Nominations, applications sought for WSU Honors College Faculty Fellows
Washington State University faculty members who make significant contributions to the Honors College and its students can be nominated or apply through Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 to become a member of the fourth cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows.
“Exceptional faculty across the university support our mission and have an important impact on Honors College students. Through the Faculty Fellow courtesy title, we are pleased to recognize them publicly,” said Honors College Associate Dean David Shier. » More …
Honors Faculty Fellow Sergey Lapin receives Arete Award from WSU Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life
Honors Faculty Fellow Sergey Lapin received the Arete Award from the WSU Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life. The Arete Awards are given annually to three outstanding faculty members nominated by students in the Greek community. Dr. Lapin regularly teaches several popular Honors classes, including a seminar on scientific innovation and interdisciplinarity (HONORS 390), a seminar on Russian language, culture and history (HONORS 380), and the Honors Calculus courses. As one of his nomination letters said, “His honors classes always have a waitlist and if you don’t sign up right when enrollment begins you will not get in!”
WSU announces inaugural Honors College Faculty Fellows Burwick, Carroll, Halverson, Lamb, Lapin, Nichol, and Shier
PULLMAN, Wash.—Seven Washington State University professors have been named as members of the first set of faculty fellows in the Honors College: Kimberly Burwick, Matthew Carroll, Rachel Halverson, Richard Lamb, Sergey Lapin, Nathaniel Nicol, and David Shier.
“Each of these outstanding educators have, do, and will continue to make significant contributions to the mission of our college and to the success of our students, and we are pleased that the fellows program will allow us to recognize them over the course of their three-year appointment,” said Honors Dean M. Grant Norton. » More …