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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 …

Mehrizi-Sani receives national engineering teaching award

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Mehrizi_Sani_WSU Voiland College 1PULLMAN, 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. » 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 …

March 31 deadline for pharmacy teaching fellowship

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. » More …

WSU among top 10 innovative schools for foreign language

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. » More …

March 3 deadline for undergraduate teaching award

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. » More …

Funds support teaching with tech in local schools

By Kyla Emme, College of Education

joy-egbertPULLMAN, 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. » More …

Grant to recruit Native American teachers, administrators

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

renee-holt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Education has received a four-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education (OIE), one of about 20 Indian Professional Development Awards funded by the agency this year. » More …

Animal science society honors emeritus for teaching

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

John-McNamaraPULLMAN, Wash. – John McNamara, emeritus professor of animal sciences at Washington State University, recently received national recognition for more than 30 years of training future animal scientists. He was named an American Society of Animal Science (ASAS) fellow in the teaching category. » More …