Kwame Dawes received a gold medal from the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards for “When the Rewards Can Be So Great: Essays on Writing and the Writing Life.”
Rupal Mehta presented her research findings about the benefits and detriments of nuclear latency at the Bureau of International Security at the State Department and the National Defense University in Washington, D.C.
Xiao Cheng Zeng and his team had their work on single-layer hybrid perovskite semiconductors published on the April 5 cover of Advanced Energy Materials.
Etsuko Moriyama received a Layman Award from the university's Office of Research and Economic Development.
Kathy Chiou received a Layman Award from the university's Office of Research and Economic Development.
Arthur (Trey) Andrews III received a Layman Award from the university's Office of Research and Economic Development.
Luwen Zhang received a Layman Award from the university's Office of Research and Economic Development.
Doctoral candidates and masters students received more than a dozen fellowships, residencies, and assistantships this year.
Kristen Olson won the 2017 Collaborative Research Award from the International Journal of Market Research (IJMR) of the Market Research Society.
Kristen Olson was a member of the Ad Hoc Committee on 2016 Eelction Polling of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. The committee presented findings at the organization's 2017 conference.
Kathy Krone was awarded the Fredric M. Jablin Award for Outstanding Contributions to Organizational Communication from the International Communication Association.
William Thomas received the 2017 Hubbell Prize from The Kent State University Press for best article published in “Civil War History” during 2016.
Kelsy Burke received the 2017 Distinguished Book Award from the American Sociological Association's Section on the Sociology of Religion for her book “Christians Under Covers.”
Joseph S. Francisco was named an honorary professor of Beijing University for Chemical Technology (BUCT).