School of Languages, Cultures, and Race clinical associate professor of French receives promotion

After 18 years of dedicating her work to the French section of foreign language studies at WSU, Clinical Associate Professor Sabine Davis, earned a promotion to clinical professor. “Her case for her promotion was outstanding. She truly deserved it,” Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo, director of the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race (SLCR) and professor of […]

Two faculty and two instructors from the School of Languages, Cultures, and Race present at Cine-Lit 9 conference

On Mar. 11, Maria Serenella Previto (Sere), clinical associate professor of Italian and Spanish, and Dr. Vilma Navarro-Daniels, assistant director of undergraduate studies and associate professor of Spanish and American studies, presented their works at Cine-Lit 9 conference. Amanda Hussein, adjunct instructor of Spanish, and Maria Eugenia Sileoni (Eugenia), instructor of Spanish, also presented their […]

Dr. Xinmin Liu, associate professor, participates in WSU 2019 Academic Showcase

On Mar. 28, Dr. Xinmin Liu, associate professor of Chinese and comparative cultural studies, will present his ideas on human-land relationships for the second consecutive year at the WSU Academic Showcase.  Xinmin will discuss the traditional Chinese ethic Rendi qihe (human-land affinity) in relation to how humans can interact and habitat non-human life in harmony, […]

Filmabend provides German film for students

On Feb. 7, Karen Jennings, instructor of German, hosted the film Jenseits der Stille (Beyond Silence). All German language students were invited to attend the showing. The German 102 students who came had to write a summary of the film for class. Jenseits der Stille is about a woman in Germany who decides to study […]

Categories: Academics

SLCR undergraduate student receives research grant from Sigma Xi

AnnMarie McCracken, SLCR undergraduate student, received the research grant from Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society’s Grants-in-Aid of Research program. AnnMarie plans to achieve a bachelor’s degree in French and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology. She will receive a $847 grant from the programs ecology category called, “An Isotopic Examination of Dietary Niche Partitioning […]

Lauren Jasmer, administrative assistant, moves to the College of Arts and Sciences Development office

Since June 2016, Administrative Assistant Lauren Jasmer has dedicated her time and energy into promoting and sustaining our school. Until a replacement is found, she will be devoting 20 percent of her work here while working 80 percent for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Development office as the development and scholarship coordinator. She will be […]

Categories: Staff Changes

Madeline Goebel, former receptionist, plans to further academic career

After working as our receptionist for several months, Madeline Goebel will be moving on to further her academic career. She received a new job as a research assistant at the University of Idaho (UI) in the Department of Natural Resources and Society. She will go on to complete her masters at UI in Natural Resources. […]

Categories: Staff Changes

Dr. Ana Maria Rodriquez-Vivaldi, associate professor, receives 2018-19 Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award

Dr. Ana Maria Rodriguez-Vivaldi, associate professor and associate dean of Student Affairs and Global Education, College of Arts and Sciences, received the 2018-19 Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award from the Washington State University Association for Faculty Women (AFW). On Mar. 29, she will be recognized during Celebrating Excellence Regnition Banquet at WSU’s annual showcase. Ana Maria […]