National Science Foundation

Grant opens engineering world to undergraduates

Researchers in the College of Engineering and Architecture received a National Science Foundation grant that will they hope will allow more undergraduates than ever to gain research experience at Washington State University – especially freshmen and sophomores. The two-year grant provides for the development and implementation of an intensive short course, seminar and mentoring to […]

WSU Vancouver faculty receive $1.9 million grant

A team of mathematics and science educators at WSU Vancouver were recently honored by the National Science Foundation with a $1.9 million research grant.Tamara Holmlund Nelson, David Slavit and Anne Kennedy received the award from the highly-competitive Teacher Professional Continuum program at NSF, the goal of which is to research innovative and promising approaches to […]

WSU researchers seek to spark youth interest in engineering

WSU researcher Denny Davis and colleagues have been awarded a three-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation that seeks to improve student interest in math in secondary grades and better understand the factors affecting student interest in engineering and science careers.These questions have become of increasing importance in the last few years as […]

National Science Foundation directors to visit Pullman

Four directors from the National Science Foundation will be in Pullman April 19 and 20 to make presentations about their specific fields in science.The presentations will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on April 19, and from 9 to 10 a.m. on April 20 in the CUB Cascade Room 125-127. The April 19 presentation […]