The Graduate College

Winter 2009


New & Noteworthy
Reflections from the Dean
Need to Know
Program Notes: NCATE
GSO Update
GA Corner
Deadlines & Calendar
The Successful Grad Student
Sparkly Things! Talking with Cici Cruz-Uribe
The Infallible Professor?
Making It as a Distance Student
Graduate Resources at Cline Library
Fellowships & Scholarships: Coming Out a Winner!

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Fall 2008 Honors & Accomplishments

Success Stories


Ahlgrim, Alison (MA Politics and International Affairs). $2000 Frank Figueroa Scholarship, San Francisco Region Management Association (SFRMA), October 2008.

Brown, Lynn (PhD History),  Graduate Summer Travel Award, Charles Redd Center for Western Studies, Brigham Young University.

Garcia, Amanda (MS Forestry). First place poster. "Effects of seasonal fires on the susceptibility and resistance of Pinus Ponderosa to bark beetles." Society of American Foresters National Convention, Reno, Nevada, November 2008.

Lowell, Anna (MS Forestry) was selected out of 10 students to receive a $1,000 scholarship for travel to attend the Society of America Foresters National Convention, Reno, Nevada, November 2008. 

Ono, Eri (PhD Education Curriculum and Instruction). Award for Outstanding Practice by Students of Educational Technology in an International Setting. Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), International Division, 2008.

Passenger, Lindsey (MA History). Trennert / Iverson Graduate Student Award for Western History Association Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The active learning lesson she presented, "Developments in the West," has been posted by the Charles Redd Center for Western Studies to its website.

Peppin, Donna (MS Forestry). Second place poster. "Northern Arizona native plant materials market feasibility study." Society of American Foresters National Convention, Reno, Nevada, November 2008.

Schorzman, Tim (MA History). Best Paper in American History. "Caught in a rundown: Baseball and the Japanese American struggle for acceptance."  Rocky Mountain Interdisciplinary History Conference in Boulder, Colorado.