First student of color bridges two cultures

  Ihei Yamauchi is pictured at the front right in this 1908 photo of the WSU Civil Engineering Society.     Excerpted from an article by Hayao Nakahara in the 2010 issue of Insight magazine, Office of Student Affairs and Enrollment     WSU’s first student of color was born in Japan. Although he returned […]

Events focus on Asian-Pacific culture

RICHLAND – Asian-Pacific Heritage will be celebrated with a lecture and a movie April 17 at WSU Tri-Cities. “Interdependent Construal of Self and the Asian American Experience” is the topic of a 1 p.m. lecture by Associate Professor Stephanie San Miguel Bauman with the WSU Tri-Cities College of Education. Her talk in the West Building […]

Asian Studies conference draws 120 participants

PULLMAN –  The 2006 Asian Studies on the Pacific Coast Conference (ASPAC) began Friday, June 16, on the campus of Washington State University. This regional conference of the national organization, which will continue through June 18, has attracted approximately 120 participants from 34 academic institutions including seven international universities. Eight colleges and universities in Washington are represented.“Asian […]

WSU hosts first symposium on undergrad Asian studies research

April 14 marks the beginning of the Columbia Valley Undergraduate Asian Studies Research Symposium at WSU. Although the 2006 symposium is the first, organizers in WSU’s Asia Program hope this is the first annual symposium to promote undergraduate research in Asian studies.The symposium, which kicks off with a 5 p.m. reception in the Smith Center […]