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Arabic language offered during the summer

PULLMAN-Students at Washington State University will have the opportunity to learn the Arabic language and culture starting the summer semester. The eight-week class will start June 4 but enrollment is limited, said Saad Alshahrani, a doctoral student in the WSU Economics Department, will be the instructor of Arabic 101 during the summer semester. Alshahrani holds […]

Preschool aids those with hearing impairments

Kaid’dub Pavel, a bright-eyed, blond-haired, effervescent 4-year-old, is leading the way for a new WSU preschool program that focuses on honing the oral language and listening skills of children with hearing impairments. Each Monday and Friday morning, Kaid’dub and a handful of other preschool children gather with speech-language pathologist Carla Jones, audiologist Michele Fredrickson, and […]

WSU Spokane will host foreign Fulbright Scholar

WSU Spokane has been selected to host visiting Fulbright Scholar Rogayah Binti A Razak, during the 2005-2006 academic year. A Razak, who is from Malaysia, is one of approximately 850 outstanding foreign faculty and professionals the Fulbright Scholar Program will bring to the U.S. to teach and do research during the year.An associate professor with […]

Good neighbor assists WSU aid to students of the world

A university can be an intimidating place. Upon entrance students are required to learn a whole new way of life: new books, classes, schedules, friends. Now imagine having to do this in a new language. Every school year, approximately 1,200 students from around the globe enter Washington State University and encounter this situation. With the […]

Films explore lives at odds with the world

Rachel Halverson and Ana Maria Rodriguez-Vivaldi, associate professors of foreign languages, have put together a spring foreign film and lecture series titled “Like a Duck Out of Water: Cinematic Explorations of Lives at Odds with the World Around Them.” All films are free to the public and will be shown at 7 p.m. in Smith CUE. * […]

Intensive American Language Center accredited

Pam Duran, director, IALC The Intensive American Language Center (IALC) at Washington State University has received accreditation by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), said Pam Duran, director of the IALC. CEA is a national agency which oversees institutions that prepare non-English speaking international students to enter higher education or to pursue professional […]