By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The Writing Program at Washington State University has been ranked among the top 19 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” issue released on Sept. 12.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Twelve WSU faculty on three campuses have received funding for projects that will enhance undergraduate learning, thanks to the Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning Endowment.
PULLMAN – The WSU Department of English Visiting Writers Series will present poet Sarah Vap reading from her recent work at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 3, in Kimbrough Music Building, Room 101. Vap is the author of “Dummy Fire,” which won the 2006 Saturnalia Poetry Prize, and “American Spikenard,” which received the 2006 […]
PULLMAN – Offering up a joke – at least one of that isn’t politically incorrect or “off-color” – is rarely considered particularly risky socially. But a recent study at WSU suggests jokesters do risk receiving a surprising amount of derision from their audience – particularly when it’s made up of those they love most. […]
Many important aspects of academic development occur outside the classroom in the informal conversations, interactions, and mentoring that take place between faculty and students. Discussions during office hours, email exchanges, and spontaneous hallway meetings may seem natural and welcome to native English speakers, contributing much to their learning and progress. However, due to […]
PULLMAN – WSU’s Department of English continues its Visiting Writer Series with Peter Chilson, who will read at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Museum of Art/WSU. An informal conversation with the writer will also take place at noon on Nov. 8 in the Bundy Reading Room. Both events are free and open […]
Washington State University’s Writing Programs has received a 2007 Award for Innovation from the Conference on Basic Writing, a national collegiate organization aimed at aiding educators to teach effective written communications. It is the latest accolade for Writing Programs, which has been among the top “Academic Programs to Watch For” in all six years of […]
The WSU Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts will present Pulitzer-Prize winning author Robert Olen Butler on Wed., March 7, as part of the Spring 2007 Visiting Writer Series. The reading will be held at the Fine Arts Auditorium at 7:30 p.m and is free. Additional support is provided by the Museum […]