Dr. Carolyn Gascoigne, former graduate program chair in the Department of Foreign Languages at the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), was appointed dean of ASU’s newly created College of Arts and Humanities.
Dr. Loree Branham and Joel (Dusty) Sugg of the agriculture faculty were awarded a three-year, $41,649 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement dual-credit course offerings in the ASU Agriculture Department.
Dr. Robert Dowler of the biology faculty was the subject of a feature article in the June 2016 issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife magazine about his extensive research on the various species of skunks in Texas.
Dr. Christine Lamberson and Dr. Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai of the history faculty have been awarded a $1,200 grant by the Library of America to support a new series of public programs associated with the Library of America’s “World War I and America” initiative.
Intramural flag football team IM Legends claimed the 2015 Co-Rec Division National Championship at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) National Campus Championship Series in January 2016 at the University of West Florida in Pensacola.
Jayna Phinney, Tom Nurre and Ethan Lankford in the Office of Communications and Marketing won awards for their work at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV annual meeting in Dallas in April 2016.
Johnny Mata, a senior political science major from San Angelo, was selected as the fifth participant in the Political Science and Philosophy Department’s Government and Public Service Internship Program in Washington, D.C.
Joshua Meyers, a fall 2015 graduate with a degree in political science, received a “Distinguished Resolution” designation for his submission to the Eugene Scassa Mock Organization of American States Simulation Conference.
Mary Jones of Wall, a biology graduate student also in the ASU Russian language program, received a scholarship through the Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies (CREES) to spend two months this summer studying in Moscow.