Honors and awards

January 2018

Mu recognized for award-winning curriculum

Aili Mu, associate professor in world languages and cultures, received the Franklin R. Buchanan Prize for Curricular Materials from the Association for Asian Studies. Mu was recognized for her recent book, "Contemporary Chinese Short-Short Stories: A Parallel Text."

Olson receives best paper award

Eric Olson, assistant professor in apparel, events and hospitality management, received the best paper award at the International Conference on Events. His paper is titled "The role of social influence on an expo attendee behavior utilizing video tracking." 

Marcketti named Fellow of Costume Society of America

Sara Marcketti, professor in apparel, merchandising and design and interim director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, has been named a Fellow Award winner by the Costume Society of America (CSA) for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the field of costume. This is the highest honor bestowed by CSA. 

Roth receives public policy award

Dr. James Roth, Clarence Hartley Covault Distinguished Professor (veterinary microbiology and preventive medicine), is the recipient of the  2018 Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award, presented by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. The award recognizes leadership in public policy that advances veterinary medical education and in advocating for veterinary medical education on a national and international scale.