Boeing Grant to Boost Mentoring Program for WSU Engineering and Science Students
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University has been awarded a $105,000 Cyber-Grant from Boeing to expand mentoring opportunities for students studying in STEM disciplines.
Researchers Propose Plan for Improving Native American Student Achievement
PULLMAN, Wash.—Building relationships between Indian tribes and school districts is one of five key steps needed to improve Native American student success, according to Washington State University researchers.
Clarkston History Teachers to Learn About Local and Regional History
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University history faculty and the Clarkston School District received a grant from the U.S. Department of Education for a three-year project, entitled “Confluences in American History.” The goal of the grant is to improve the history teaching skills and knowledge of 70 teachers from the Clarkston area. The teachers will learn from WSU faculty via field seminars and workshops
PULLMAN, Wash.—Professor Gisela Ernst-Slavit, who teaches at Washington State University Vancouver, has been named the Floyd and Judy Huie-Rogers Faculty Fellow in Diversity by the WSU College of Education.
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University English professor Michael Hanly has been awarded two fellowships, one by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and the other by the American Philosophical Society (APS) for the 2010-2011 academic year to complete his book “Poets of Peace, Poets of War.”
PULLMAN, Wash.—There is more to Israel/Palestine than conflict; many people there are working hard for peace. Teachers who want their students to learn that lesson will soon have help, thanks to a Washington State University College of Education faculty member.