By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities intern RICHLAND, Wash. — Faculty from Washington State University Tri-Cities and Pullman have received two grants to evaluate state programs intended to improve childhood literacy and reduce school-age truancy.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Thirteen grants to develop innovative undergraduate teaching strategies have been awarded to Washington State University faculty members from the Pullman, Tri-Cities and Vancouver campuses.
By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The College of Education conducts one of the first intensive writing retreats offered by a public university for newer faculty. One of the first studies to systematically assess results is included in a 2014 special issue of the peer-reviewed Journal of Faculty Development.
By Theresa Howlett and Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs PULLMAN, Wash. – A new Web-based software called MyPubsLink, created within the Office of Research’s MyResearch portal, will let Washington State University faculty map publications resulting from their grant awards.
By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver VANCOUVER, Wash. – Christine Portfors, associate professor of biology and neuroscience and head of the Hearing and Communication Laboratory at Washington State University Vancouver, has received two federal grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. The grants will be used to study how neurons in the brains of […]
RICHLAND, Wash. – Seven new Washington State University faculty members recently became students again during an intensive retreat to improve their writing skills for research articles and grant proposals. “It was inspiring to see how motivated our new faculty are to pursue their passions and translate that into publishable work and grant projects,” said College […]
PULLMAN – In the midst of a lingering economic downturn and despite continuing reductions in state funding, WSU faculty and researchers have achieved more than a 40 percent increase in the amount of outside research and other grant funding awarded over the past two fiscal years. Grimes Howard Grimes, WSU vice president of research […]