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McKay Receives Award from Alma Mater

Dr. Tanja McKay, professor of entomology and director of the environmental sciences Ph.D. program, was recognized as recipient of the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Kansas State University Department of Entomology. The award recognizes alumni who have made outstanding achievements in the field of entomology.  She visited with faculty and students and presented a guest lecture, “Stored-Product Insects, Mosquitoes and Heartworms: Unraveling Complexities."

McKay Receives Award from Alma Mater
 
Zhou and Wolf Develop New Statistical Method Zhou and Wolf Develop New Statistical Method

Congratulations to Dr. Hong Zhou, associate professor of statistics, and former graduate student Jared Wolf, who worked on developing a new statistical method for multiple comparisons. Their research was published in Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. The new method can be used in a variety of areas, such as clinical trials, educational and behavioral sciences, and business marketing research, when one tests multiple hypotheses simultaneously.

 
Bayouth to Assist with Fire Fighting Reference

Dr. Shawn Bayouth, assistant professor of disaster preparedness and emergency management and department chair, will serve on the International Fire Service Training Association's validation committee for the eighth edition of Essentials of Fire Fighting. He is one of only 33 individuals in North America who is helping to rewrite the manual used by agencies and departments around the world to train firefighters for their work.

Bayouth to Assist with Fire Fighting Reference
 
Clark Selected for State Leadership Group Clark Selected for State Leadership Group

Todd Clark, director of digital creative media, was selected to participate in Class XIV of Leadership Arkansas, a nine-month program designed by the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce to take a comprehensive view of the economic and political challenges that face the state. This year’s class includes 64 Arkansas leaders who represent a wide geographic base and who have diverse backgrounds and vocations.

 
White Makes Two Presentations at Seminar

Tracy White, associate professor of medical imaging and radiation sciences, made two research presentations, "Proton vs. Photon Radiation Therapy" and "Arsenic, Mustard Gas and Tanning Beds – What Do These Have in Common?" at the state meeting of the Arkansas Society of Radiologic Technologists. She also was an invited participant in the Virtual Education Leadership Group conference in Seattle.

White Makes Two Presentations at Seminar
 
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