Honors and awards

February 2013

White named fellow of national association

Pamela White, dean of the College of Human Sciences and University Professor in food science and human nutrition, has been named a fellow of the American Association of Cereal Chemists, International. Since 1985, this program has honored association members who have made "distinguished contributions to the field of cereal science and technology in research, industrial achievement, leadership, education, administration, communication or regulatory affairs."

Coppoc receives American Indian Studies award

Jen Coppoc, ISU American Indian studies, has been selected to receive an American Indian Studies Program Teaching and Service Award. Jen’s consistent hands-on approach to American Indian Studies has provided teaching tools such as interactive media that is shared with her classes, leading to the establishment of outstanding rapport with students under her instruction and often inspiring them to take additional classes with her or adopt an American Indian minor.

Hill receives American Indian Studies award

Christina Hill, ISU American Indian studies, has received the Vine Deloria Jr. American Indian Studies Program Teaching, Research and Service Award. Hill embodies the qualities of the Deloria award in her respectful interactions with living American Indian tribal communities, as well her ability to incorporate contemporary American Indian studies scholarship and pedagogy into the field of anthropology in a way that encourages classroom dialogue among students and peers.

Rowling receives Bio-Serv Award

Matt Rowling, ISU food science and human nutrition, is the recipient of the 2013 Bio-Serv Award in Experimental Animal Nutrition awarded by the American Society for Nutrition. The award is “given for meritorious research in nutrition accomplished by an investigator within ten years of postgraduate training.”

Franke receives Rossmann Manatt Award

Warren Franke, professor of kinesiology, is the recipient of the 2012 Rossmann Manatt Award. This award recognizes a tenured faculty member in the College of Human Sciences who has demonstrated exceptional level of creativity and productivity in scholarship, teaching and service and who shows great promise for continuing such achievement. 

ISU Printing Services highlighted in peer publication

A feature by In-Plant Graphics highlights ISU Printing Services' adaptability over its 90 years of in-plant services offered to the university. Advances in offset and digital printing were recognized, with a nod to ISU Printing's expansion into services such as wide-format printing and T-shirt production.

Honors at Octagon exhibition

Work by lecturer Nancy Thompson and associate professor Joe Muench, integrated studio arts department, was recognized at the 45th annual "Clay, Fiber, Paper, Metal, Wood" national juried exhibition at the Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames. Thompson's pastel painting, Timely Rain, won first place and Muench's Blue Rebounding sculpture received an honorable mention.The show runs through April 7.