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Jan. 18: Sports research series begins

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – The political ramifications of international sports require that we think of them not just as competitions, but also as a legitimate political institution, according to Scott Jedlicka, assistant professor in sport management at Washington State University. » More …

Libyans reunite at WSU, earn doctorates together

By Kyla Emme, College of Education intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – A shared love of English brought together three undergraduates in 2000 in Benghazi, Libya. Years and separations later, they completed Ph.D.s together in language, literacy and technology at Washington State University in 2015. » More …

Funds support teaching with tech in local schools

By Kyla Emme, College of Education

joy-egbertPULLMAN, Wash. – Using new technology is one of the ways teachers are engaging students in order to improve their achievement in the classroom. The Harvest Foundation has awarded Washington State University $10,000 to provide teachers with things like Ozobot robots and virtual reality headsets for this purpose. » More …

Nov. 29: Film ‘He Named Me Malala’ shows at WSU

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – The award-winning documentary, “He Named Me Malala,” will be screened free to the public at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Todd 116 at Washington State University as part of the common reading program. » More …

UN invites dean to talk about evaluating development

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

mike-trevisanPULLMAN, Wash. – College of Education dean Mike Trevisan will speak to the United Nations in New York as part of a workshop today through Saturday related to the U.N.’s new sustainable development goals. » More …

Study aims to improve work for students with disabilities

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

Marcus-PoppenPULLMAN, Wash. – Marcus Poppen has received the Switzer Research Fellowship to document and evaluate vocational support services provided to young adults with disabilities while they are enrolled in school. » More …

Longtime state education leader wins award from WSU

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

gene-sharratt-headPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumnus and former faculty member Gene Sharratt recently received the annual Advocate for Education Award from the Washington State University College of Education for promotion of good educational practice or policy at the state, regional or national level. » More …

Nov. 1: Peace Corps experience, opportunities presented

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – Peace Corps service options and the challenges girls face regarding education access will be discussed by a former Peace Corps volunteer at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Todd 130 as part of the Washington State University common reading. » More …

Grant to recruit Native American teachers, administrators

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

renee-holt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Education has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE), one of about 20 Indian Professional Development Awards funded by the agency this year. » More …