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Tri-Cities, Spokane, Pullman honorees among MLK winners
January 11, 2016

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.

Jan. 28: Hip hop artist, activist to speak at MLK celebration
December 8, 2015

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.

Nov. 18: Speaker counsels on community building at WSU
November 16, 2015

Deryl-G-Hunt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A consultant and motivational speaker on conflict resolution and inclusive community building will address the Washington State University community at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the CUB auditorium.

Oct. 23: Workshops prepare students for health care careers
October 12, 2015

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.

New associate dean expands expectations for diversity
September 24, 2015

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.

From the provost: A great class of Cougars
September 22, 2015

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – We have many reasons to celebrate the enrollment numbers recently released by Washington State University. Our fall 2015 entering class is our largest ever, bringing enrollment to 29,686.

Alumna honored for fostering diversity, inclusive climate
March 25, 2015

FreemanUNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Washington State University alumna Amy Freeman, assistant dean of engineering diversity at Penn State, is a recipient of that school’s 2015 Council of College Multicultural Leadership Way Paver Award.

Feb. 23-27: Students, artist create to promote understanding
February 4, 2015

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Bartell-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University will not only witness a professional artist at work, they will help shape what the art looks like and the message it conveys.

Dec. 12: Proposals due for Native American conference
December 5, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

NASAI-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been selected to host a national conference focused on the academic success of Native American students June 4-5 in Pullman.

Scientist part of call in Nature for diverse conservation values
November 5, 2014

Nature-comment-220PULLMAN, Wash. – A call for inclusive conservation published in this week’s issue of the journal Nature is signed by 240 leading conservation scientists, including Stephanie Hampton, director of the Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach at Washington State University.