By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities recently became the only four-year university in the Pacific Northwest to be named a highly certified institution for Advancement Via Individual Determination programming.
SAN FRANCISCO – An up-close look at some of the faculty, staff and students who power the academics of the Pac-12 universities will air on television at 9 p.m. Sunday, May 3, and 4 and 9 p.m. Monday, May 4.
Abstracts for the 2009 Academic Showcase will be accepted Dec. 8-Jan. 30 ONLINE @ www.showcase.wsu.edu, as WSU looks toward its annual celebration of excellence — Showcase 2009 on Friday, March 27. The 2008 Academic Showcase featured more than 390 displays highlighting the original research of WSU faculty, staff and students. Besides honoring the […]
Photo: Presenters and visitors fill Bohler gym at last year’s Academic Showcase. (Photos by WSU Photo Services). Join friends and colleagues Friday, March 28, for Showcase 2008, Washington State University’s daylong celebration of faculty and staff achievement. WSU has approved the use of two hours of work time for all university employees to […]
Many important aspects of academic development occur outside the classroom in the informal conversations, interactions, and mentoring that take place between faculty and students. Discussions during office hours, email exchanges, and spontaneous hallway meetings may seem natural and welcome to native English speakers, contributing much to their learning and progress. However, due to […]
The Academic Showcase 2008 is accepting abstract submissions until Friday, Feb. 1. Scholarship, research or artistic expression can be submitted. Creative and scientific projects will be displayed 9 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 28 in Bohler Gymnasium. Academic Showcase is part of WSU’s annual “World Class. Face to Face.” celebration of scholarship, […]
The idea of performance contracts, or funding according to results, is part of a recently released draft of a state strategic master plan for higher education. “There seems to be a gradually evolving interest by more people in coming to some kind of agreement or relationship” between legislative appropriation and higher education accountability, said Jane […]
WSU’s annual Academic Showcase will be March 28, and abstracts will be accepted through Feb. 1 for this celebration of creative scholarship and research. Guidelines for submission, as well as a submission form, can be found ONLINE @ showcase.wsu.edu, said subcommittee chair Mary Sanchez-Lanier. Faculty, staff and students are invited to present original scholarship, research […]
Nearly 3,000 freshmen will get “Flu” this summer — the book, not the virus — as WSU launches its first “common reading” project. Common reading projects at universities have gained popularity since the early 1990s. They have been shown to enhance students’ academic transition to college and increase their success. “‘Flu’ will provide rich topics […]
The achievements of Washington State University faculty and staff will be recognized at the annual World Class. Face to Face. Showcase on Friday, March 23. “This is a chance to honor faculty and staff members,” said Fran McSweeney, vice provost for Faculty Affairs and chair of the Showcase Steering Committee. The daylong showcase on the […]