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Cultural and Ethnic Studies

New School of Languages, Cultures and Race formed

The realignment within College of Arts and Sciences combines several existing departments and programs to create a new school that will operate on the Pullman, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Global campuses.

WSU digital archiving project receives prestigious Mellon grant

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a $555,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support development and evaluation of a unique online platform for gathering, curating and sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide.

WSU-led cultural preservation initiative wins award

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The Society of American Archivists has presented its Council Exemplary Service Award to the Sustainable Heritage Network, a project led by Washington State University for digital preservation of cultural heritage.

WSU Tri-Cities partners with Thai, Canadian universities in exchange program

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday, June 28, to partner with Vanwest College from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Mahasarakham University from Talat, Thailand, for a language and cultural exchange program that will benefit students from each of the three campuses and countries.

Addressing social justice through art

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.