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Classroom technology, facilities upgraded in recent construction

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By Deborah Carlson, General University Classroom Committee

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two recent construction projects on the Pullman campus have provided some needed additions to the types of classrooms and the technology available. » More …

Katrina stirs up flurry of class discussions

Hurricane Katrina cut a wide swath across the Gulf Coast but, if WSU is any indication, the storm is cutting an even wider swath through college classrooms across the country, where Katrina is providing “teachable moments” in discussions ranging from geology to government, from power grids to power structures. Consider nursing, educational policy, construction management or broadcasting: it’s nearly impossible to find a discipline that can’t look to Katrina for curricular connections. “Any time there is a disaster, it goes right into my class,” said Steven Stehr, chair of the political science department. Stehr, who is writing a book on disaster relief in America, said … » More …