By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities recently became the only four-year university in the Pacific Northwest to be named a highly certified institution for Advancement Via Individual Determination programming.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Thanks to two state grants, Washington State University is providing greater access for specific groups of educators to become state-certified teachers.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities 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.
By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Ali Mehrizi-Sani, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received the prestigious Mac E. Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Education Society.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education 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.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-year mentored fellowship for those with a doctor of pharmacy degree or equivalent who want to teach and do research is accepting applications through Friday, March 31.
By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized among colleges and universities nationwide for its pioneering approach to teaching foreign languages.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Applications and nominations for the 2017 Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, March 3. The recipient will be recognized at the Office of Undergraduate Education awards ceremony in April.
By Kyla Emme, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Using new technology is one of the ways teachers are engaging students in order to improve their achievement in the classroom. The Harvest Foundation has awarded Washington State University $10,000 to provide teachers with things like Ozobot robots and virtual reality headsets for this purpose.