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2017 College & Department Award Winners

College of Science

John B. George Award

Chosen from the Dean’s Award nominees and presented to the outstanding graduating senior in the college based on academic achievement and service to the university community.

  • Hailey Smith (Chemistry, Biochemistry and Philosophy)

Dean's Award

Awarded to the outstanding senior in each department.

  • Ben Anzis (Mathematics)
  • Victor Atkinson (Geography)
  • Brian Carter (Physics, Mathematics)
  • Augustus Koch (Microbiology)
  • Matthew Peterson (Geology)
  • Hailey Smith (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Philosophy)
  • Katherine Sussman (Biology, also Animal and Veterinary Sciences)

Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

Awarded to a graduating senior who has performed outstanding original research in science or mathematics.

  • Eric Stauffer (Geology)

Dean's Graduate Award

Awarded to the outstanding graduate student in each department.

  • Ruma Joshi (PhD, Chemistry)
  • Shannon MacKenzie (PhD, Physics)
  • Hannah Marx (PhD, BCB)
  • Diego Morales-Briones (PhD, Biology)
  • Kristina Pourtabib (PhD, Geology)
  • Malcolm Rupert (PhD, Mathematics

Diane Haynes Memorial Award

Presented to an outstanding graduate student in the College of Science.

  • Lauren Parker (PhD, Geography)


College of Science

Physical Address:
Mines 321

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3025
Moscow, ID 83844-3025

Phone: 208-885-6195

Fax: 208-885-6904


Web: College of Science