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Past Award Recipients

2016 East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Center for East Asian Studies Department Awards

E. John Niswander Chinese Dictionary Awards:  

Adrienne Cox and Rena Stair

E. John Niswander Japanese Dictionary Awards: 

Michael Burns and Jake Harris

E. John Niswander Korean Dictionary Award: 

Grace Devero

​K.U. Confucius Institute Dictionary Awards for Diligent Study of Chinese:

Kasey Considine, Natalie Craig, David Easley, Logan Oleen, James Paisley, Cody Sun, and Lillie Weise     

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Japanese: 

Mary Mitchell

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Korean: 

Brooklyn Shaw

Grace Wan Award: 

Philip Bradshaw (Undergraduate)

Mary and Joseph Kuo Scholarship:  

Garrett Schuman

Andrew and Lilly Tsubaki Award: 

Chelsea Morris

​Excellence in Tibetan Award:

Molly Kaup

 

2015 East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Center for East Asian Studies Department Awards

E. John Niswander Chinese Dictionary Awards:  

Garrett Jason Schuman and Patrick Spanier

E. John Niswander Japanese Dictionary Awards: 

Alexis A. Butts and Chelsea M. Morris

E. John Niswander Korean Dictionary Award: 

Vann Hassell

E. John Niswander Korean Book Award: 

Katie Harding

​K.U. Confucius Institute Dictionary Awards for Diligent Study of Chinese:

Mallory D. Copeland, Laura Jensen Scieszinski, Logan Sutton, and Hunter Ashley Warner       

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Japanese: 

Jonathan Mains

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Korean: 

Kassandra Knoff

Grace Wan Award: 

Beth Fentress (Undergraduate) and Mario Vlasic (Undergraduate)

Mary and Joseph Kuo Scholarship:  

Kasey Considine

Andrew and Lilly Tsubaki Award: 

Monique Ware

​Excellence in Tibetan Award:

Hank Mamalis

 

2014 East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Center for East Asian Studies Department Awards

E. John Niswander Chinese Dictionary Awards:  

Mario Vlasic and Hannah Jones

E. John Niswander Japanese Dictionary Awards: 

Victoria Purvis, Michelle Dunn, and Brittany Spargur

​K.U. Confucius Institute Dictionary Awards for Diligent Study of Chinese:

Beth Fentress, Madeleine Riley, Emily Hewitt, and Jamie Parrott        

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Korean: 

Breanna Endecott, Kim Hang, and Juliana Alor

Grace Wan Award: 

Patrick Walter (Undergraduate) and Stefanie Becker (Graduate)

Mary and Joseph Kuo Scholarship:  

Whitney Onasch

Andrew and Lilly Tsubaki Award: 

Nicole Prenevost

​Tibetan Dictionary Award:

Jiaqi Liu

Recipients of Foreign Language and Area Studies [FLAS] Fellowships: 

Summer: Taraneh Aghadie, William Ashley, Anna Hu, Patrick Walter, Michael Sqarts, Kasey Considine, Kodi Low, Alina Zheng, and Chelsea Ziu ​

Academic Year: Katrina Connel, Zach Adam, Kasey Considine, Melanie Fichthorn, Sam Buchanan, Miles Simpson, and Patrick Walter​

 

2013 East Asian Languages and Cultures and the Center for East Asian Studies Department Awards

E. John Niswander Chinese Dictionary Awards:  

Nolan Schmidt and Michael Stephen Swarts

E. John Niswander Japanese Dictionary Awards: 

Brock Miller and Alexandra Schoenberg

​K.U. Confucius Institute Dictionary Awards for Diligent Study of Chinese:

Sarah C. Gavin, Bryan Peterson, and William C. Ashley         

E. John Niswander Award for Excellence in Intermediate Korean: 

Emily Guerin

Grace Wan Award: 

Samuel Real (Undergraduate) and Emily Bowden (Graduate)

Mary and Joseph Kuo Scholarship:  

Ryan Herrington

Andrew and Lilly Tsubaki Award: 

Annette Jardon

The Jill Kleinberg Scholarship: 

Derrick Wells

Recipients of Foreign Language and Area Studies [FLAS] Fellowships: 

Summer:  Emerson James, Melanie Leng, Evan Koike, Evan McCormick, Sabrina Owens, and Ethan Skinner

Academic Year (Undergraduates):

Sarah Bregman, Annette Jardon, Emerson James, Melanie Leng, Susan McClannahan, and Jacob Rhodes

Academic Year (Graduate Students):

Janet Chen, Adrienne Johnson, Justin Kohlbeck, and Amanda Snider

 

 


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