WSU students land national Goldwater scholarships

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University students won annual Barry M. Goldwater scholarships and one student received honorable mention. The merit-based awards, typically for $7,500, go to college sophomores and juniors in science, engineering and mathematics who intend to pursue a career in research.

Lupke earns award, will do research as Fulbright chair

PULLMAN, Wash. – Christopher Lupke, associate professor of Chinese language and culture, has received a Fulbright Distinguished Chair Award ( /fulbright-distinguished-chair-awards) for fall 2014 as visiting research chair at the University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada). 

Students earn national scholarships to study abroad

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students are among approximately 800 undergraduates nationwide awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this fall. About 20 percent of applicants are successful, and supporting essays are particularly important to the application, said Sarah Ann Hones, director of the distinguished scholarship program at WSU. More […]

CSSA to host Chinese New Year Gala

PULLMAN – The Chinese Students and Scholars Association will host a Chinese New Year Gala at Gladish Auditorium on Sunday, Feb. 17, from 7 – 9 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The event will showcase Chinese traditional and modern dance, Chinese opera, traditional Chinese musical instruments as well as Chinese […]

Fall photography exhibit features WSU student

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Jian Tie Yang’s photographs are on display in the Washington State University Vancouver Library now through the end of November.   Yang grew up in China and the photography series serves as a visual reflection of the memories he had as a child. He is a master of fine arts in photography […]

Chinese journalists to spend day touring WSU campus

PULLMAN — With the potential to reach more than 300 million people in China, members of the Chinese media are coming to Pullman to take home a taste of Washington agriculture and Washington State University.Sixteen members of the Chinese media will visit the Pullman campus on Monday, June 19, as part of a week-long tour […]

Chinese classes flourish

Christopher Lupke, WSU’s first tenured professor of Chinese, is quick to point out that while that represents a 2,250 percent increase, it’s still less than one percent of students at WSU. But it’s a start. “What we have in the United States is a gaping knowledge deficit,” said Lupke. “Language is key. Language is key […]