Dean Luethi, associate professor and coordinator of music education in the School of Music, will begin serving as director of the vibrant and diverse school on April 1. Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor and school director since 2011, will resume his faculty position and award-winning work in the jazz studies program, teaching saxophone, composition, arranging, and […]
From rising inequality and declining Monarch butterfly populations to a particle with negative mass, news coverage about the College of Arts and Sciences research reached millions of people last year. News outlets carrying the stories ran the gamut of the nation’s most popular media, including CNN, The Washington Post and National Public Radio, as well […]
Nearly two dozen WSU students representing the STAGE student theater group and the Nuthouse student improve group attended the 2018 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for Region VII to compete in several events, including Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship Auditions, Technical Olympics and Improv Olympics. WSU students Aryn Allen, Avery Barnwell, Spencer Knudson, and […]
Theatre faculty Benjamin Gonzales and Mary Trotter received separate awards for outstanding and innovative teaching at the 2018 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) for Region VII. “Theatre and art, teaches us about our humanity, our ability to lean into discomfort, in order to learn about the complexity and depth of our capacity to […]
WSU researchers have found that salmon face a double whammy when they swim in the stormwater runoff of urban roadways. First, as scientists learned a couple years ago, toxic pollution in the water can kill them. WSU researchers have now determined that fish that survive polluted stormwater are still at risk. Experiments on both larval […]
English instructor Kate Watts cringes when she imagines students shelling out upwards of $80 for a textbook. She had the same reservations many faculty members have about free, open-sourced, online material. But she did her research, asked experts, consulted with colleagues, and found solutions to save her students money. The online textbook Watts uses in […]
Patrick Carter, an expert in evolutionary physiology, has been named director of the School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University. A WSU faculty member since 1996, Carter began serving as interim director for SBS in June and officially began his tenure as director on Oct. 1.