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WSU implementa un sitio web en español—jamás estamos perdidos en la traducción

Por Linda Weiford, WSU News Gigante minorista Amazon recientemente lanzó un sitio web en español. Mientras tanto, la canción pop latino “Despacito” hizo historia por ser la canción más transmitida de todos los tiempos. Dos ejemplos de la escalada de la visibilidad del español en el siglo ventiuno.

WSU launches Spanish language website — lost in translation no more

By Linda Weiford, WSU News         PULLMAN, Wash. – Retail giant Amazon recently launched a Spanish language website. Meanwhile, the Latino pop song “Despacito” made history for being the most streamed track of all time. Two examples of the escalating visibility of Español in the 21st century.

WSU Today, WSU Spokane nab four awards

  WSU Today and WSU Spokane have received four awards from the Spokane Regional Marcom Association, an organization of communication, public relations and marketing professionals from throughout the Inland Northwest.   WSU Today received an award of excellence in the “newspaper” category for WSU Today (the university’s formerly printed newspaper that ceased print on Feb. 6, 2009), and […]

Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21

PULMAN – eXtension, a national web resource that brings the knowledge and resources of the nation’s land-grant universities to one site, will be formally launched Feb 21 as part of the 2008 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C. Secretary of Agriculture Ed Shafer is scheduled to “cut the ribbon” during a ceremony, scheduled for noon […]

New site features annual WSU facts

  A new website highlights the annual WSU statewide Facts & Figures brochure. Contents include various statistics and information about enrollment, campuses, national recognition and more. To download a PDF of the brochure or find out how to request a copy, see ONLINE @ http://facts-figures.wsu.edu.

Making GeoMonkey business

GeoMonkey is a class project that has come alive as a map-sharing resource (ONLINE @ www.geomonkey.com). Orest Pilskalns, assistant professor of computer science at WSU Vancouver, first envisioned GeoMonkey. “My idea was to create a simple way for users to store and share maps,” he explained. “Then hiking enthusiasts, travel agents, runners, event planners or […]