Matthew Wyss (senior, philosophy) won the 2018 Indiana Philosophical Association’s Undergraduate Paper Prize for his paper, Non-Temporal Unity as an Answer to the Regress Problem in Husserl’s 1905 Lectures on Time-Consciousness. He will present the paper at the Indiana Philosophical Association Spring 2018 Workshop in Indianapolis on April 14.
Women’s Cross Country received a U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Team All-Academic Award for their work in the classroom in Fall 2017. To earn this honor, teams must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in the fall. The Mastodons had a Summit League-best GPA of 3.71
Kevin Smith (junior, philosophy) presented a paper titled, Anselm’s Theory of Free Will and the Logical Problem of Moral Evil” at the 2018 Eastern Michigan University Undergraduate Conference in Philosophy on March 3.
Barton Price, director of centers for academic success, authored an article titled, From Cana to Jell-O: Christian Fellowship Meals, in Issue 125 (February 2018) of Christian History Magazine. Price also delivered the paper, American Home Missions as Occidentalism: Evangelical Protestant Representation of Frontier Mission Fields, at the Society of Early Americanists Conference in St. Louis on March 2.
Fawad Niazi, assistant professor of civil engineering, was selected as a recipient of a fellowship for the 2nd United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER) Workshop for the Early Career Geotechnical Faculty, which will take place May 20-22 in Cleveland.
John Konchar (junior, information technology) and Bryson Scott (senior, general studies) were named to the 2018 All-Summit League Men’s Basketball First Team on February 28. The teams were voted on by league coaches and media.
John Konchar (junior, information technology) was named Summit League Men’s Basketball Player of the Week on February 19. He earned the honor after helping thee Mastodons to wins over Western Illinois and North Dakota State. He averaged 17.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, 7.0 assists, and 2.5 blocks. The Summit League Honor is the fifth of his career and the first of the season.
John Konchar (junior, information technology) was named to the 2018 Summit League Men’s Basketball All-Tournament Team on March 7. He earned the honor after recording 29 points, 12 rebounds, six assists, two blocks, and a steal in fort Wayne’s loss to North Dakota State in the quarterfinals.