Women in the News

June 2012

Noel Schulz named College of Engineering's associate dean for research and director of the Engineering Experiment Station
Schulz is the LeRoy C. and Aileen H. Paslay professor of electrical and computer engineering and director of the university's Electrical Power Affiliates Program.
Swanson again teaching at prestigious program for executives
Diane Swanson, Edgerley family chair in business administration and professor of management, will again teach at a prestigious summer program for executive education offered on the Dartmouth College campus.

May 2012

Turning silver to gold: International Food Service Association honors Molt with top award for excellence
Mary Molt went to collect silver and came home with gold.

April 2012

Inclusion by design: Ornelas appointed to co-chair position of National Architecture Diversity Council
A Kansas State University professor is helping design strategies to increase the number of licensed female and multicultural architects throughout the U.S.
Professor earns fellowship award from distance education alliance for excellence in teaching online gerontology courses
Kansas State University's Gayle Doll took a fresh approach to teaching gerontology online, and her peers rewarded her with a Faculty Fellowship Award from the Great Plains Interactive Distance Education Alliance.

March 2012

Excellence in research: Geography group selects Harrington for John Fraser Hart Award
Lisa M. Butler Harrington, professor of geography, will receive the John Fraser Hart Award for Research Excellence from the Association of American Geographers' Rural Geography Specialty Group.

February 2012

Hail the chief: Myra Gordon's good works earn her chieftaincy title of African village
Dr. Gordon was recently named a chief of the northeast Nigerian village of Alayi.
Chapes receives mentoring award
Stephen Keith Chapes, professor of biology, has been awarded the Joan S. Hunt Distinguished Mentoring Award by the Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Program.

January 2012

Noel Schulz takes helm of international electric energy society
First lady Noel Schulz has just begun a two-year term as president of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, Power and Energy Society, a worldwide, nonprofit association of more than 28,000 individuals engaged in the electric power energy industry.
Physicist named as one of the top scientists in Kansas
When it comes to research in physics, Kristan Corwin's work is some of the most illuminating.
For the love of teaching: Townsend preparing both Wildcats and Jayhawks for health professional careers
It's what working professionals dream: when their hard work is so highly regarded that their reputation precedes them. That's the case for Kansas State University's Dana Townsend, instructor in the Division of Biology.