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Awards and Honors
January 16, 2009

• WSU recently was named among 119 national university and college recipients of the 2008 “Community Engagement Certificate” from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The Washington D.C.-based foundation selection recognizes higher education institutions that demonstrate excellence in “alignment between mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices that support dynamic and noteworthy community engagement.” Find more ONLINE @ www.wsutoday.wsu.edu and search “Carnegie.”

• Palouse Ridge Golf Club was named one of Golf magazine’s “Top 10 New Courses You Can Play” in its “Best New Courses of 2008” feature in the January 2009 issue. Recently enrolled in the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program, the golf … » More …

Faculty awards support wide array of research
December 12, 2008

PULLMAN — Teaching writing skills, recruiting school principals, and tracking sports-related concussions are among the array of research topics that will be explored with the help of $75,000 in Faculty Funding Awards presented by the WSU College of Education.

 

The awards, ranging from $2,500 to $6,000, were announced by Dean Judy Nichols Mitchell.

 

“These awards stimulate broad thinking, help our faculty identify new lines of research, and serve as incentives to retain the best of our faculty. In particular, the grants promote the efforts of junior faculty, encouraging them in their work toward tenure and to remain at WSU,” said Mitchell. “The … » More …

Attend a socratic conversation on researcher voice and research dissemination
November 3, 2008

Professor Pauline Sameshima will be leading a discussion centered around her recent work, Awakening to Soma Heliakon: Encountering Teacher-Researcher-Learning in the 21st Century, on Nov. 4 in the Brian Library from 3:00-4:00 p.m.

 

The event is open to all. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend to take advantage of the occasion for collaborative learning.

 

Visit http://sites.google.com/site/tosomaheliakon/ for a preview.

Doctoral student to receive award
February 25, 2008

PULLMAN – Xyanthe Neider, a doctoral student in the WSU College of Education, will receive the 2008 Critical Issues in Curriculum and Cultural Studies Graduate Student Award from the American Education Research Association (AERA).

The award is given to a graduate student who best demonstrates a consistent and promising commitment to the critical study of curriculum and curriculum scholarship informed by cultural studies. It will be presented on March 24 at AERA’s annual meeting in New York City.

The award stems from her paper titled “Higher Education Curriculum as Western Colonial Project.” In it, she discusses cultural imperialism, essentialism, historical sanitization, and “whitening,” … » More …