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Sept. 20: Politics, religion in American West’s age of oil
August 29, 2016

Darren-DochukPULLMAN, Wash. – Award winning historian Darren Dochuk will discuss “Crude Awakenings: A Sacred History of Oil in the Early 20th-Century American West” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20, in the CUB junior ballroom at Washington State University.

WSU research to reveal religious spies of WWII
August 18, 2016

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Matthew-Sutton-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A secret history of politics, religion and espionage in World War II is the topic of a Washington State University professor’s research receiving new grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Through Sept. 17: Faculty art explores geometric tradition
August 15, 2016

 

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – A retrospective of works by retired Washington State University faculty member Chris Watts will run Aug. 22-Sept. 17 at the Museum of Art/WSU. An opening reception at 6 p.m. and artist talk at 7 p.m. will be Thursday, Aug. 25, in the museum gallery. Admission is free.

Archives lauded for presenting Japanese experience
June 27, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.

Faunce wins teaching award for integrated learning
May 19, 2016

Ken-FauncePULLMAN, Wash. – Kenneth Faunce, an instructor in the “Roots of Contemporary Issues” course in history, recently was awarded the annual Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching at Washington State University.

WSU historian awarded Guggenheim prize
April 7, 2016

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

sutton-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University historian Matthew Avery Sutton has been appointed a 2016 Guggenheim fellow “on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.” The fellowship was awarded to 178 scholars in the U.S. and Canada from nearly 3,000 applicants.

April 4: Future of East Asia power shift from U.S. to China
March 28, 2016

speakerPULLMAN, Wash. – A power shift from U.S. to Chinese dominance in east Asia, and what that means for U.S.-Japan relations, will be discussed by a Japanese professor at 6 p.m. Monday, April 4, in CUE 203, Washington State University.

March 22: Celebrate WSU authors at Crimson Reads
March 10, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Crimson-Reads-2016-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The published works of Washington State University authors will be recognized at the third annual “Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors,” at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.

March 24: WSU Tri-Cities hosts speaker on Chicana history
March 8, 2016

ChicanaHistory-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Antonia Castaneda, an award-winning retired professor of history, will give a free, public presentation on Chicana history and the first generation of historians who founded that academic discipline 3-5 p.m. Thursday, March 24, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Online summer course helps K-12 meet new requirements
March 8, 2016

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

American-IndianPULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum.