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Marketing Ph.D. student wins national recognition for paper

Ismail KarabasPULLMAN, Wash. – Research by Ismail Karabas, a Washington State University doctoral student in marketing, recently won the Best Student Paper Award at the national Marketing Theory and Practice Conference. » More …

Pharmacy Ph.D. student wins Three Minute Thesis contest

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a College of Pharmacy doctoral student at Washington State University Spokane, won the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event in Pullman Tuesday with his presentation, “The Benefits of Circadian Function in Cancer Therapy.” » More …

Student represents U.S. at sustainable chemistry school

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

lei-zhu-80-webRICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way. » More …

International agreement bolsters WSU graduate education

agreement-signedPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has entered into an agreement with Shandong Chambroad Holding Co. Ltd., a private Chinese corporation, to educate WSU doctoral students to meet significant societal needs in energy and environment. » More …

Service, research, internship inspire future school principal

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Don-Rumsey-headRICHLAND, 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. » More …

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 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 …