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Alumna helps with research to improve school leadership

By Brittni Willis, College of Education intern

nancy-cooganTUKWILA, Wash. – An alumna who is school district superintendent of the most dangerous city in the U.S. is working with Washington State University faculty on efforts to combat social ills starting in the school system. » More …

Oct. 6-Nov. 24: Workshops on stereotypes, self-identification

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By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free workshop series beginning this week will have participants use a variety of art forms to tell stories that will spark critical conversations about labels, stereotypes and ways of self-identification. » More …

Claiborn honored for diversity, STEM efforts

ClaibornPULLMAN, Wash. – Candis Claiborn recently received the ADVANCE at WSU Recognition of Service and Leadership Award for her dedication to enhancing inclusiveness and making Washington State University a more faculty-friendly institution. » More …

Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners

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. » More …

Jan. 28: Hip hop artist, activist to speak at MLK celebration

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Jasiri-X-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – Hip hop artist and community activist Jasiri X will deliver the keynote address during Washington State University’s free, public Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Oct. 23: Workshops prepare students for health care careers

diversity-in-medicinePULLMAN, Wash. – Interactive workshops, networking and application help for students – particularly students of color – interested in health care careers will be offered when the nationwide Tour4Diversity in Medicine visits Washington State University on Friday, Oct. 23. » More …

New associate dean expands expectations for diversity

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

groves-price-p-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As the College of Education’s new associate dean for diversity and international programs, Paula Groves Price said those areas strongly relate to the university’s research grand challenges and have good potential for funding. » More …