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Chancellors mark 25 years of regional campuses at capitol

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

25-anniversaryOLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University chancellors traveled to the state capitol this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the regional campuses and to witness passage of Senate Resolution 8663 honoring their 1989 founding.Continue reading

Professor earns fellowship to expand STEM teaching research

By Trevor Havard, College of Education intern

NelsonVANCOUVER, Wash. – Research into STEM education in grades K-8 will be taken statewide with funding from the College of Education Berry Family Fellowship recently won by Tamara Nelson, professor of teaching and learning at Washington State University Vancouver.Continue reading

Study abroad component enhances criminal justice class

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The group of WSU and University of Idaho students poses outside New Scotland Yard while a local news camera crew sets up for a police news conference.

PULLMAN, Wash. – In England, a coroner is more an investigating magistrate than someone who conducts autopsies. That’s among the differences discovered by students in Washington State University’s Criminal Justice Study Abroad CRM J 491 course during a spring break visit to London.Continue reading

Largest SURCA competition names 51 top researchers

SURCA-winners

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

SURCA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The 2015 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) at Washington State University broke many records March 30 – in participation, attendance and number of winners, awards and sponsoring donors. Continue reading

Five win awards for international research collaboration

By Craig Lawson, International Programs

globe_pacificrimistock_350pxPULLMAN, Wash. – Five faculty are recipients of the third annual International Research Travel Awards (IRTA) at Washington State University. Each will receive $2,000-$5,000 to promote and strengthen their international research collaborations.Continue reading

April 10: Student financial communications marks anniversary

1-yearPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University community is invited to a brief ceremony and refreshments to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the communications center in Student Financial Services at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10 in Lighty 380.Continue reading