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Category: Awards and honors

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Of honor and friendship
Spring 2010
One of the most successful partnerships in WSU history began in failure.It was the spring of 1975, Kansas State University. Guy Palmer was given a piece of ore in an analytical chemistry class and told to figure out how much nickel was in it. H...
Categories: Awards and honors, Veterinary medicine, WSU faculty
Tags: Awards, Animal health


Dwight Damon ’62—Straight smiles
Spring 2010
Orthodontist and inventor Dwight Damon ’62 loves to see the beautiful smiles and straight teeth of his patients. Even better, he knows they’ll look and feel better thanks to his innovative approach to orthodontic care. Damon recently receiv...
Categories: Health sciences, Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, Orthodontics


WSU Alumni Association's Achievement award winners
Summer 2008
From the CEO of Boeing to the founder of Olympia's Oysterfest, Washington State University's Alumni Association has found many worthy and interesting graduates deserving of recognition for their accomplishments and contributions to WSU and their g...
Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Alumni Achievement Award


Journalism's grandest prize
Summer 2006
On the morning of Tuesday, May 20, 1980, journalists arrived at The Daily News, turned on their computers, and were greeted with the daily message from managing editor Bob Gaston ('67 Journ.). That day's message was far from typical.This was two da...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni, Communication
Tags: Pulitzer Prize, Mount St. Helens, Journalism


Alumni Achievement 2006
Summer 2006
The Alumni Achievement Award was created in 1970 by the alumni association board of directors "to recognize and honor alumni who have given outstanding service,...and provide encouragement to alumni for perpetual service to Washington State Universit...
Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Alumni Achievement Award, Alumni Association


Growing as an Artist
Spring 2006
Isaac Powell, a graduate student in the Department of Fine Arts, recently won national attention for his work when a piece took grand prize in a juried competition for young artists with disabilities. The competition winners are now part of a trav...
Categories: Fine Arts, Awards and honors
Tags: Museums, Artists


WSU honors five alumni
Fall 2004
Washington State University created the Alumni Achievement Award in 1969 to honor alumni who have rendered significant service and contributions to their profession, community, and/or WSU. In recent months, five individuals have been recognized.Wi...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Achievement Award


Pediatrician, music educator, engineer, wood researcher honored
Summer 2004
Washington State University created the Alumni Achievement Award in 1969 to honor alumni who have provided significant service and contributions to their profession, community, and/or WSU. In recent months, four individuals have been recognized.Ri...
Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Wood, Pediatrics, Music, Civil engineering


WSU Mom of the Year supports family, community
Fall 2003
Chris Rettkowski learned firsthand the positive impact his mother has on other people's lives, including his own. When his father died of a brain tumor four-and-a-half years ago, Chris and his sister, Lynne, were left looking for answers.Their mot...
Categories: Awards and honors
Tags: Community activists, Mom of the Year


WSU Alumni Association honors Seals, Sharratt
Fall 2003
Rupert Grant Seals, one of WSU's first Black Ph.D.sRupert Grant Seals was honored twice by Washington State University, where he gained distinction as the fifth African American to earn a doctorate ('60 Animal Science).He received the Alumni Achiev...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Education, African Americans, Alumni Achievement Award


Bose and Asay are named to National Academy of Engineering
Summer 2003
Anjan Bose and James R. Asay have been named members of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), the most prestigious honor in the engineering field. Bose is dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University and ...
Categories: Engineering, Awards and honors
Tags: Electricity, Shock physics


Picha, Herrick, Murdock honored by WSU Alunmi Association
Summer 2003
Washington State University created the Alumni Achievement Award in 1969 to honor alumni who have provided significant service and contributions to their profession, community, and/or WSU. In recent months, three individuals have been recognized.D...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Children, Education, Alumni Achievement Award


Alumni Association recognizes Woods, Prince, past presidents
Spring 2003
A professional forester and a former state senator have received the Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award.Richard I. Woods ('58 Forestry Mgmt.), a 44-year veteran of timber harvesting, marketing, and appraising, was recognized at a su...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award, Politicians


World health care: "Many countries have their priorities wrong"
Spring 2003
"Evidence shows that the family medicine model is the most cost effective and provides the best care for most people." —Dr. Robert HigginsIf you are sick enough and have enough money, you can get very good medical care in most countrie...
Categories: Awards and honors, Health sciences, Alumni
Tags: Regents' Distinguished Alumnus Award, Health care policy, Pharmacy


Foundation honors Creighton
Spring 2003
John W. "Jack" Creighton, Jr., Bellevue, received the Weldon B. Gibson Distinguished Volunteer Award at the Washington State University Foundation Dinner Gala in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum last fall.The annual award, established in 1981,...
Categories: Awards and honors
Tags: WSU parents


Hyslop, Damon earn WSU Alumni Achievement Award
Winter 2002
Longtime Spokane residents William D. Hyslop and Dwight Damon received Washington State University's Alumni Achievement Award at a July 16 WSU wine tasting event at Wyvern Cellars in Spokane.Hyslop, an attorney with the law firm of Lukins & Ann...
Categories: Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award


Guardian angel comes to the rescue
Fall 2002
When his home and family life was in turmoil, Kathy Cochran came to her nephew’s rescue. At the time Robert Cochran was 15, living in Kansas, and the court was about to place him in a foster home again. Kathy gave the court another option. She a...
Categories: Awards and honors
Tags: WSU parents


Killing the messenger
Fall 2002
Christiane Amanpour, chief international correspondent for CNN, received the 2002 Edward R. Murrow Award for Distinguished Achievements in Broadcasting May 23 from the Murrow School of Communication. Amanpour, who has been covering the Israel-Pale...
Categories: Awards and honors
Tags: Television broadcasting


Blackwell makes his mark
Fall 2002
James Blackwell helped establish the clout of black sociologists. This spring he returned to Pullman to receive the University's highest honor.
Categories: Sociology, Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Awards, Alumni Achievement Award, African Americans


Alex Kuo wins American Book Award
Fall 2002
Alex Kuo’s Lipstick and Other Stories has won him the honor of the American Book Award. Kuo is Washington State University’s first writer-in-residence and chair of the Comparative American Cultures Program (CAC) and an English department facul...
Categories: WSU faculty, Awards and honors
Tags: Authors


Gillies receives Alumni Achievement Award
Fall 2002
Cliff Gillies, longtime executive director of the Washington Intercollegiate Activities Association (WIAA, 1982-93) and former president of the National Federation of State High Schools Association (1990-91), has received the Washington State Univ...
Categories: Athletics, Awards and honors, Alumni
Tags: Alumni Association, Alumni Achievement Award


Graduate School alumni honored during centennial
Fall 2002
To mark a century of graduate education at Washington State University, nine alumni, one from each academic college, were honored with the Graduate Alumni Achievement Award at an April 16 recognition luncheon. The award was established in 2000 by ...
Categories: Alumni, Awards and honors
Tags: Graduate School


Maloney honored for contributions to wood materials engineering
Spring 2002
Growing up in the mill town of Raymond, Washington, alumnus Thomas M. Maloney may have been destined to wind up in the wood products industry. In fact, he spent his entire professional career at Washington State University working with wood.Now pr...
Categories: Engineering, WSU faculty, Awards and honors
Tags: Materials engineering, Wood


Gorham earns award for animal disease research
Winter 2001
John Gorham, longtime professor of veterinary microbiology and pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Washington State University, received the Gold Head Cane Award in July. The award from the Hartz Mountain Corp. recognizes h...
Categories: Veterinary medicine, Awards and honors, WSU faculty
Tags: Animal health