VANCOUVER, Wash. – Henri Burns, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s mathematics and science education program, has been chosen by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) to take part in five-day workshop in Taiwan this summer.
PULLMAN – More than 350 panels of the AIDS quilt will be on display Nov. 30–Dec. 2 in the CUB ballroom.
The quilt is recognized as the largest ongoing community art project in the world. It began with a single 3×6 foot panel 23 years ago and today includes more than 47,000 panels that educate and generate HIV/AIDS awareness.
Each panel represents an individual’s life. Panels have come from every state in the nation and have been created by friends, lovers and family members in an attempt to transform loss and heartbreak into hope and healing.
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PULLMAN — Corinne Mantle-Bromley, interim associate dean for WSU’s College of Education, has accepted a nomination to serve on the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education’s (AACTE) Committee on Research and Dissemination.
AACTE is an alliance of educator preparation programs that promotes learning for students in preschool through 12th grade. The Committee on Research and Dissemination works to develop the association’s research agenda and create effective strategies for distributing the findings. Committee members also serve on the Journal of Teacher Education’s editorial board.
Mantle-Bromley will serve a three-year term, starting in March. Before being named interim dean, she was chair of WSU’s … » More …
PULLMAN — Forty-four undergraduate and graduate students have been selected to receive the 2009 President’s Award at WSU.
For more than a decade, the President’s Award has been bestowed annually to less than one percent of the university’s undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community. Students are selected based on their leadership and engagement consistent with the university’s values of inquiry and innovation, character, teamwork and diversity.
The 44 students selected include undergraduate and graduate students from a wide variety of academic fields, from broadcast news to neuroscience, and includes students from … » More …
PULLMAN – The WSU Edward R. Murrow School of Communication presented the Hall of Achievement awards April 2 to school alumni Gary Larson, Kenji Kitatani, Tim Pavish, Ron Carter, Michael Shepard and Patrick M. Scott.
Larson, a 1972 alumnus best known for his cartoon panel “The Far Side,” was unable to attend the event but sent a message to the school stating how his interest in advertising and biology led to his successful career.
“I never foresaw how this might all come together, but it’s pretty clear to me now that my classes at WSU were vital in both nurturing a creative bent I … » More …