Several HDFS faculty, graduate students, and undergraduates have won awards and recognitions of various kinds this spring.
Dr. Yoojin Chae was among this year’s recipients of the Chancellor’s Council Faculty Research Awards.
Dr. Elizabeth Trejos-Castillo has received a Fulbright Scholar award and will be studying in Brazil in Spring 2018. She has also been awarded the C.R. Hutchison (Associate) Professorship.
Dr. Elizabeth Sharp was promoted from associate to full professor.
HDFS graduate students took home top prizes in the Human Sciences category at the annual TTU Graduate Student Research Poster Competition. Jennifer (Harris) Chapman won first place, whereas Shima Hassan Zadeh and Mohsen Fouladi tied for second (see list of award recipients). A brief video overview of the Graduate School poster event is available here.
Ivette Noriega has become our first HDFS graduate-student Fulbright scholar. She will be studying in Medellin, Colombia.
Manju Chawla was awarded a TTU Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship.
Finally, Lorena Posadas-Zapata, an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Sylvia Niehuis’s “SMITTEN” Lab, has received the TTU Parents Association Student Academic Citizenship Award.