Boeing donates building to Squaxin Island tribe

    SEATTLE – Recent actions between The Boeing Company, the Squaxin Island Tribe and the WSU Extension Energy Program will allow the tribe to enhance youth and senior programs.   Boeing donated a 10-unit modular cafeteria complex of approximately 7,200 square feet to the tribe. “The opportunity to secure and relocate this cafeteria complex […]

Social studies left behind

Associate Professor Dawn Shinew just returned from a sabbatical year in Germany. As coordinator of the College of Education’s social studies program, she noted the Germans’ knowledge of history, world politics and geography — and compared that with Americans’ understanding. “I was appalled,” she said. “The Germans were so much better informed. What I observed […]