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Doctoral student to receive award

PULLMAN – Xyanthe Neider, a doctoral student in the WSU College of Education, will receive the 2008 Critical Issues in Curriculum and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Award from the American Education Research Association (AERA). The award is given to a graduate student who best demonstrates a consistent and promising commitment to the critical study of […]

Commitment to students draws attention nationwide

Steve Burkett helped found the McNair Program at WSU in 1999. But he didn’t stop there. Though his quiet demeanor and measured speech belie the reputation, he is a “mover and shaker” on the McNair scene nationwide, says Howard Grimes, dean of the WSU Graduate School. The McNair Program prepares low-income, first-generation and underrepresented (Native […]

Doctor of design degree receives state approval

SPOKANE, Wash. — Washington State University has become the second university in the nation to offer a doctoral degree in professional design. The new degree program was approved late last month by the Washington State Higher Education Coordinating Board. Offered through the Interdisciplinary Design Institute at WSU Spokane and available on both the Spokane and Pullman campuses, […]