Por Linda Weiford, WSU News Gigante minorista Amazon recientemente lanzó un sitio web en español. Mientras tanto, la canción pop latino “Despacito” hizo historia por ser la canción más transmitida de todos los tiempos. Dos ejemplos de la escalada de la visibilidad del español en el siglo ventiuno.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News PULLMAN, Wash. – Retail giant Amazon recently launched a Spanish language website. Meanwhile, the Latino pop song “Despacito” made history for being the most streamed track of all time. Two examples of the escalating visibility of Español in the 21st century.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities signed a memorandum of understanding Wednesday, June 28, to partner with Vanwest College from Vancouver, British Columbia, and Mahasarakham University from Talat, Thailand, for a language and cultural exchange program that will benefit students from each of the three campuses and countries.
A pair of internationally renowned Maya scholars will visit WSU on Thursday, April 20, to speak about Indigenous language revitalization, as well as research ethics and relationships between Native and non-Native scholars.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized among colleges and universities nationwide for its pioneering approach to teaching foreign languages.
By Kyla Emme, College of Education intern RICHLAND, Wash. – Sarah Newcomer, an assistant professor of literacy education at Washington State University Tri-Cities, recently earned a national award for her work to increase opportunity and equity in education.
By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The phrase “just kidding” is more than a way to escape a failed attempt at humor. Research has found it serves at least four distinct functions and plays an important role in maintaining relationships.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – New research finds that economically disadvantaged immigrant neighborhoods of non-English speaking Latinos are more likely to be exposed to cancer-causing air toxics than comparable communities of any other racial group in the United States.
From the Acoustical Society of America SPOKANE, Wash. – In an era of shifting parental roles and increased involvement, researchers from Washington State University are investigating whether fathers modify their speech in the same way as mothers when talking to their children. This is the first study that has examined fathers’ verbal interactions with their […]
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Thomas G. Taylor, a senior in the Washington State University Global Campus, has received a Boren Scholarship from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) to study the Mandarin language in Taiwan during the 2014-15 academic year.