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Ethnic Studies mural to be dedicated Nov. 16

A mural commissioned by the WSU Department of Comparative Ethnic Studies will be dedicated at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the CES lounge, Wilson 112.

Transformación y Evolución (Transformation and Evolution) is a10 x 4 ft. oil painting on wood by Mexican artist Francisco Javier Bataz. A visiting scholar at WSU Tri-Cities, Bataz is a professor of art at the Casa de Cultura José Vasconcelos, a cultural arts center in Michoacán, Mexico, which is supported by the Mexican National Institute of Fine Arts.

“Pictures often do speak louder than words,” said Yolanda Flores-Nieman, CES director. “This painting says a great deal about our transformation from violence to scholar, and it gives people a good idea about the philosophy of CES and the role of education globally.

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Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

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Nine faculty selected to receive seed grants

The Office of Research program provides support for junior faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that lead to sustained professional development and extramural funding.

Librarian selected as Mellon Fellow

Talea Anderson, a scholarly communication librarian for WSU Libraries, has been named an Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Diversity, Inclusion, and Cultural Heritage through the Rare Book School at the University of Virginia.

Akmal named 2022 outstanding department chair

The Office of the Provost award recognized Tariq Akmal, chair of the Teaching and Learning Department, for his leadership and administrative acumen.

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