Honors and awards

July 2020

Petefish-Schrag earns community arts award

Amanda Petefish-Schrag, associate professor of theatre, received the the 2020 Art Educator Award (secondary education) from the Ames Community Arts Council. She was recognized for her teaching innovations that have become the soul of the educational philosophy of the ISU Theatre program and her commitment to empowering citizen artistry through the performing arts. 

Tan named American Ceramic Society fellow

Xiaoli Tan, professor of materials science and engineering, was one of 23 recpients names a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society (ACerS) this year. This ACerS Fellow honors members that differentiate themselves by their outstanding work in ceramic arts or sciences, broad and productive scholarship in ceramic science and technology, conspicuous achievement in ceramic industry, or by outstanding service to the society.