By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Don Rumsey has dedicated his life to serving others through careers in the military, law enforcement, as a paramedic and now as a science teacher at Enterprise Middle School. Through his pursuit of a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Washington State University Tri-Cities, he hopes to expand his scope for making a difference in the lives of his students as a future school principal.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Two doctoral students in biological systems engineering recently earned national first place honors for their Washington State University research.
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 curriculum and curriculum scholarship informed by cultural studies. It will be presented on March 24 at AERA’s annual meeting in New York City.
The award stems from her paper titled “Higher Education Curriculum as Western Colonial Project.” In it, she discusses cultural imperialism, essentialism, historical sanitization, and “whitening,” … » More …