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WSU fine arts professor named state’s young arts leader

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

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RICHLAND, Wash. – Peter Christenson, assistant professor of fine arts at Washington State University Tri-Cities, has received the Governor’s Arts & Heritage Young Arts Leader Award from the Washington State Arts Commission. » More …

WSU professor turns world travel into art, education, research

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Malaysia to Morocco, New Mexico to the Netherlands — WSU fine arts professor Dennis DeHart is globetrotting with a purpose, weaving his world travels into art, education, research and community service. » More …

April 20: Event to promote Indigenous language, culture

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Cahum, Dzul (l-r)

A pair of internationally renowned Maya scholars will visit WSU on Thursday, April 20, to speak about Indigenous language revitalization, as well as research ethics and relationships between Native and non-Native scholars. » More …

March 30-31: Symposium features updates on police culture

SPOKANE, Wash. – “Changing Police Culture” is the theme of a March 30-31 symposium on the Washington State University Spokane campus with presentations ranging from stress and suicide to sleep and performance to how research in the field has affected police training, policies and practice. » More …

WSU among top 10 innovative schools for foreign language

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized among colleges and universities nationwide for its pioneering approach to teaching foreign languages. » More …

April 15-22: Cultural archive exhibit completes Fulbright work

ChristensonPeter-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Artist Peter Christenson will exhibit works showing regional Scottish traditions, stories and socio-political and geographic landscapes April 15-22 at the Washington State University Tri-Cities Art Center, room 102 in the Consolidate Information Center. » More …

Professor explores roots of aloha attire on TV program

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

BradleyPULLMAN, Wash. – Professor Linda Arthur Bradley’s 24-year career exploring the roots of aloha attire has earned her a spot on public television. » More …

Feb. 27: Mideast food, culture, music shared with public

mid-east-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Middle Eastern culture, food and live entertainment will be presented free to the public during the annual “Middle Eastern Night: Marvels of the Middle East” at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27 in the CUB ballroom. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

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Feb. 23: Role of culture, art in education demonstrated

By Breck Smith, College of Education intern

Hoston-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A College of Education Ph.D. candidate is helping spearhead the inaugural Cultural Arts of Education Showcase at 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 23, in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Nov. 20: Advocate promotes agricultural, cultural diversity

By Louisa Winkler, WSU Mount Vernon

Gary-Nabhan-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – An expert on the cultural and plant diversity stewarded by farming communities around the world will present the free, public Harvest Seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Research Center, 16650 State Route 536. » More …