The School of Human Environmental Sciences recently celebrated scholarly accomplishments from 2016 with special recognitions for faculty and staff. The number of externally-funded grant projects remained strong, with 15 projects totaling more than $26 million secured to support the research and outreach work of the School during the calendar year. The School also recognized those with scholarly work published through refereed journal articles, peer-reviewed books and book chapters, and Extension numbered-series publications. In 2016, 30 journal articles authored in part or in whole by HES faculty and staff were published, along with one text book and seven Extension publications. Faculty who mentored graduate students through the completion of their thesis or dissertation as chair of their committee were also honored.

Dr. Javiette Samuel, Interim Associate Director of the School of Human Environmental Sciences shared, “Research, scholarship and engagement play a critical role in higher education. Our diverse faculty and staff continue to excel in their scholarly pursuits. Congratulations to everyone that was recognized for their 2016 achievements.”

To view the full list of funded projects and scholarly work, utilize this link: 2016 Scholarly Recognitions.