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Classroom technology, facility upgrades planned for summer
February 9, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – General university classrooms in Clark, Wegner and Avery halls are slated for technology upgrades and minor renewal during the summer. Auditoriums in Kimbrough, Fine Arts and Goertzen halls are included in the technology upgrades.

Study: Innate teaching skills ‘part of human nature’
February 8, 2016

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hewlett-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Some 40 years ago, Washington State University anthropologist Barry Hewlett noticed that when the Aka pygmies stopped to rest between hunts, parents would give their infants small axes, digging sticks and knives.

Feb. 8: Child of civil rights to visit kids, teach WSU workshop
February 1, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Paula-Young-SheltonPULLMAN, Wash. – You’re never too young to start making a difference. That’s what author and civil rights activist Paula Young Shelton will tell elementary school students – and university students learning to teach them – when she visits Pullman on Monday, Feb. 8.

Jan. 26: Using feedback to increase teaching effectiveness
January 25, 2016

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Sue-BrookhartPULLMAN, Wash. – The characteristics of effective feedback and how it can be used to empower students will be presented by educational consultant Susan Brookhart at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in Goertzen 21, at Washington State University.

Cumulative experiences help black men succeed in IT careers
January 12, 2016

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

K.D.-JoshiPULLMAN, Wash. – Expanding the range of black men’s career options in an increasingly technology-oriented world will help alleviate high unemployment and poverty they often experience, according to a study examining the career paths of successful black men in college.

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners
January 11, 2016

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

MLK-awardeesPULLMAN, Wash. – Yuliya Ardasheva, an education professor at Washington State University Tri-Cities, and James Bledsoe, a longtime advocate for underrepresented students at WSU Pullman, are among those selected to receive the annual WSU Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award.

Feb. 15 deadline for new teaching innovation success award
January 6, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University faculty members who develop and apply “innovative teaching approaches to enhance the depth and quality of the student-learning experience” are eligible for a new award from the Teaching Academy and the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President.