Alumna earns top California teacher award

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – She hasn’t been out of college 10 years yet, but Washington State University alumna Jessica Pack is one of five teachers, out of 300,000 statewide, recently named a California teacher of the year.

Relationships influence children’s stress levels

PULLMAN—Stress levels for children at child-care depends not only on the qualities of the teacher and the classroom, but also on the nature of the children’s relationship with their caregivers. That’s the finding of a new study conducted by WSU researcher Jared Lisonbee and his colleagues at Auburn University, Washington State Department of Early Learning […]

Attend a socratic conversation on researcher voice and research dissemination

Professor Pauline Sameshima will be leading a discussion centered around her recent work, Awakening to Soma Heliakon: Encountering Teacher-Researcher-Learning in the 21st Century, on Nov. 4 in the Brian Library from 3:00-4:00 p.m.   The event is open to all. Faculty and students are encouraged to attend to take advantage of the occasion for collaborative […]

WSU faculty will learn from the best

PULLMAN – A proven grant-writing master will coach WSU faculty in how to create successful proposals during upcoming seminars and a workshop. Stephen Russell, a winemaker and academician whose successful proposals continuously funded his cancer research for more than 25 years, will present seminars in Pullman and via videoconferencing to WSU statewide. As university department […]

Passing it on

Terrell Young’s goal is to learn each college student’s name by the first day of class. And his interest continues long after they’ve graduated and have classrooms of their own. “I think that involvement is very important,” said the associate professor of teaching and learning at WSU Tri-Cities. “I hear regularly from dozens of my […]

Poetry reading remembers WSU poet, teacher April 13

Poetry written by the late Ruth Slonim will highlight an April 13 program to remember the popular Washington State University English faculty member, who died Feb. 16 at the age of 87.The event, which will take place at 3 p.m. in Avery Hall’s Bundy Reading Room, “honors the long and productive career of Ruth Slonim […]