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WSU center receives $147,179 to expand Native American archive
June 20, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

CDSC logoPULLMAN, Wash. – WSU’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation recently received a $147,179 Digital Extension Grant from the American Council of Learned Societies to expand the Plateau Peoples’ Web Portal, a national archive of Native American cultural materials.

$2.5M NSF grant focuses on indigenous STEM education
May 24, 2017

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.

Teaching tradition: 30th Pah-Loots-Pu powwow
April 8, 2005

The 30th annual Pah-Loots-Pu powwow, hosted by Washington State University, will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17, in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. The powwow features tribes from the United States and Canada. Joining the celebration will be Rodney Cawston of the Okanogan/Nez Perce tribe. Last year, Cawston was named the Native American outreach coordinator for WSU’s Office of Admissions and recruits Native American students to the university. In his personal life, he is committed to “maintaining the arts, language and culture of his people… through a variety of educational, entrepreneurial and program building efforts,” according to the citation in a national First People’s … » More …