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Teacher certification program in computer science attracts state, PNNL funding

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Jonah Firestone
Firestone

RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities is developing a teacher endorsement program in computer science that has attracted a $49,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and a matching contribution from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. » More …

Teams forming for Future City STEM competition hosted by WSU

By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Future City Competition logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Teams are forming for the regional Future City Competition for sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students from Washington, Idaho and Montana. » More …

Oct. 23: Lecture to address how arts, STEM intersect with indigenous culture

By Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Megan Bang
Bang

PULLMAN, Wash. – An expert in indigenous education and mentorship will speak at WSU Pullman on how education in science, technology, engineering, arts and math can bring about a just, sustainable, and thriving future for Indigenous communities. » More …

WSU Tri-Cities partners with youth program for academic camps in east Pasco community

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Citiies

ALAS_WSU Tri-Cities summer campRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities has joined forces with a local youth-operated program to grow its home-based extracurricular learning opportunities in a community in east Pasco.

The organization, Ambassadors of Lakeview Achieving Success (ALAS), originated several years ago when Lakeview community youth wanted to improve their neighborhood through offering child friendly activities, leadership building opportunities and additional academic resources right in their home area.

“We started a program because there were a lot of kids running around, and it used to be a place known for drugs … » More …

Sept. 27: College of Education hosts STEM Education Research Summit

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Mike Trevisan
Trevisan

PULLMAN, Wash. – The WSU College of Education will host some of the region’s top STEM education leaders on the Pullman campus, starting 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, as part of its STEM Education Research Summit. » More …

$2.5M NSF grant focuses on indigenous STEM education

Paula Groves Price - WSUBy C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a four-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to increase Native American students’ STEM learning, engagement and achievement. » More …

Doctoral education student receives international honor

Henri Burns WSU grad student
Burns

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Henri Burns, a doctoral student in the College of Education’s mathematics and science education program, has been chosen by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) to take part in five-day workshop in Taiwan this summer. » More …

Feb. 21: Noel Schulz to discuss women in STEM

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Trends for women in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields will be discussed by Noel Schulz, Washington State University first lady and engineering professor, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21, in CUE 203 as a free, public common reading lecture. » More …