In 1992, Washington State University extended its land-grant mission by launching one of the nation’s first opportunities for students to pursue a degree from anywhere on the globe through distance delivery. Today, our Global Campus is the second largest campus by enrollment in the WSU system with more than 4,000 students enrolled in one of […]
As the new director of Washington State University’s ADVANCE program, Jennifer Thigpen wants to help provide female and other under-represented faculty members the guidance and mentorship she felt she missed early on in her career. “The opportunity to make the process smoother for others is one of the reasons why I am passionate about the […]
In his new role as academic director for the College of Arts and Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities, psychology professor Paul Strand will collaborate with local faculty and staff and serve on both the campus leadership team and the system-wide college leadership team.
Meet the college’s newest faculty, whose scholarly expertise and interests—from atomic, molecular, and optical physics to issues of race, justice, and equity—enrich and expand the arts and sciences at WSU.
Nominated by his students, Karl Krotke-Crandall, a WSU Global Campus lecturer in the Department of History, has been honored with the 2021-22 WSU Excellence in Online Teaching Award. “The flexibility of online learning opens the doors of life-changing higher education to a wide variety of people, diversifying our classrooms in
Three years ago, Marilou Cassidy, then 78 years old, decided to give herself an 80th birthday present: a college degree. She had earned numerous college credits over the years and WSU Vancouver was just 15 minutes away from her home. Even so, “It took me three or four months and a lot of nerve to […]
One graduating student from each department in the College of Arts & Sciences at WSU Tri-Cities was honored as an “Outstanding Senior” at a reception in April 2022. Students were selected by faculty in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement during their time at WSU Tri-Cities.
Katy Whalen, assistant director of the Roots of Contemporary Issues (RCI) first-year course at WSU Pullman, believes the key to students gaining and practicing information literacy skills lies in tapping into their own natural curiosity. “Curiosity…prompts us to ask critical questions about the world around us—and to sometimes make personal connections to the subject matter […]
An exhibit at The Oregon Historical Society museum co-curated by Laurie Mercier, the Johnson Distinguished Professor of History at WSU Vancouver, delves into three decades of campaigns and actions by a coalition committed to restoring workers’ rights and empowering employees. Founded in 1991, Portland Jobs with Justice became a vibrant