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Book series explores academic language for diverse learners

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications

book-coverVANCOUVER, Wash. – A recently completed book series, co-edited by a Washington State University Vancouver professor, shows how teachers are integrating common core state standards for diverse learners with different learning needs. » More …

Anthropologists aid in the Ebola epidemic

HewlettVANCOUVER, Wash. – Barry Hewlett, a medical anthropologist at Washington State University Vancouver, states that efforts to contain outbreaks such as Ebola must be “culturally sensitive and appropriate…otherwise people are running away from actual care that is intended to help them.” » More …

Award helps grad student study, protect coral reef life

kaneVANCOUVER, Wash. – Graduate student Corinne Kane has received federal funding to study changes in coral fishes and their habitats, from shallow to deep waters. She intends to research the role deep-water coral reefs play in protecting fish and other dwellers of shallow-water reefs. » More …

Alumna, grad student to study abroad on Fulbrights

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Dexter-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Fulbright U.S. Student Program will fund graduate study in Europe for an alumna and a graduate student from Washington State University. Eric Dexter, who will complete his M.S. degree in environmental science at WSU Vancouver in June, will spend his Fulbright year in Lausanne, Switzerland. » More …

May 10: Vancouver graduates 915 on 25th anniversary

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

Winters-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will graduate 915 students at its commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Sleep Country Amphitheater in Ridgefield. Commencement is free to the public. Tickets are not required. » More …

Education researcher named fellow of national consortium

Sawyer-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – The best part of research for faculty member Rick Sawyer is the way it positively affects others. He will promote this emphasis as a newly appointed senior improvement research fellow with the national Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED).  » More …