Languages, Cultures, and Race

Fulbright award expands career opportunities

Washington State University’s latest recipient of a Fulbright U.S. Student award, Lauren Hudson (’22 biology, French), will be teaching Southeast Asia this coming year. “I’m thrilled to be able to teach English to college students in Vietnam, a land that is part of my heritage,” said Hudson. “I’m also happy to explore language and culture […]

New student regent and advocate for mental health

Reanne Cunningham Chilton, a clinical psychology doctoral student who has worked with populations ranging from young children and university students to retirees and incarcerated men, is serving as the new student regent on the WSU Board of Regents for academic year 2022–23. Selected by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Chilton is in

National Gilman Scholarships support study abroad

Eight undergraduates pursing seven different degree programs in the College of Arts and Sciences recently received Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships toward the study abroad program of their choice. They will use the funding to study in Italy, Japan, Portugal and Spain this summer and fall.

Pullman Outstanding Seniors excel in diverse fields

An international researcher, a police cadet, a certified nursing assistant, and a young mother who speaks five languages (in addition to baby talk) are among the 24 College of Arts and Sciences students named Outstanding Seniors of 2022, all of whom are exemplary in their academic achievements, leadership, and service to the community.

Developing a heritage language class

Students who speak Spanish fluently but who learned the language informally, perhaps at home, will soon have an opportunity to increase their competency and improve their writing skills in a course being developed by Sophia López-López, assistant professor of Spanish. Spanish for Heritage Speakers (SPAN 308) will help students gain a formal understanding of the […]

Graduating seniors in the WSU Top Ten

Six College of Arts and Science students are among the WSU Top Ten Seniors for 2022: Cameron Barton, Michaela Bayerlova, Aydan Garland-Miner, Annie Lu, Jocelyn Granados Mejia, and Cristina Navarro. Learn more about them and their plans for the future.

Honors for commitment to community

Twenty College of Arts and Sciences students from 12 disciplines on three campuses, along with two CAS faculty members, were honored this spring for their outstanding commitment to the University and their communities. Established in 1996, the WSU President’s Awards for Leadership are bestowed

Alumnus establishes lecture series

A one-time political foe of the late Tom Foley is helping enhance efforts at WSU to promote their shared commitment to public service and productive discourse. Former U.S. Congressman George R. Nethercutt Jr., a Spokane Republican who in 1994 famously defeated Foley, a Democrat and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has joined