By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers will talk about race and civility in everyday life in a free, public address, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Elson Floyd Cultural Center at Washington State University.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Wayne Au, associate professor at the University of Washington Bothell, will speak at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 23, in FSHN 101 about the politics of education, fear and uncertainty in “The Courage to Teach for Justice in Unjust Times.”
By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts PULLMAN, Wash. – A dramatization of the 1943 book “Black Boy,” Richard Wright’s searing autobiography spanning childhood innocence to adulthood in the Jim Crow South, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Jones Theatre at Washington State University. It is recommended for ages 12 and older.
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 Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern PULLMAN, Wash. – You’re never too young to start making a difference. That’s what author and civil rights activist Paula Young Shelton will tell elementary school students – and university students learning to teach them – when she visits Pullman on Monday, Feb. 8.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University first-year students in Pullman will use the book, “Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption,” by Bryan Stevenson as their 2015-16 common reading book.
By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University diversity education coordinator Jenne Schmidt will present “Connecting Waste and Race: Building an Environmental Justice Movement Out of Garbage” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, in Room 203 of the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Communicating about difference, social justice and community will be discussed at a presentation for Washington State University students and employees at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Education Addition 116.
PULLMAN- Paula Groves Price spent much of the last two years researching arts education in K-12 schools, focusing on exemplary programs that fostered social justice education. Her research brought her to schools in the southeastern U.S. It also brought an unexpected discovery. “When I talked to the kids, I realized that the programs that […]