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“Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” topic of WSU humanities lecture Feb. 21
Washington State University English Professor and Humanities Fellow Donna M. Campbell will present “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21. The presentation is co-hosted by the Humanities Planning Group (HPG) and the Honors College, and is free and open to the public.
Associate Dean David Shier published in International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching
In this paper, I show how the models of inquiry developed by classical American pragmatists C.S Peirce, William James, and John Dewey share core features with the method of reflective equilibrium articulated in the influential moral philosophy of John Rawls.
Honors Student Kyle Strachila Named November Student Leader of the Month
This award aims to recognize student leaders that impact the WSU community, as well as encourage others to learn and engage with student leadership offerings at WSU.

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Headlines – February 2017

Honors Students Notable Achievements

Honors student Harald Hyllseth is currently in D.C. as an intern for Washington Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal.

Earth Day founder and President of the Bullitt Foundation, Denis Hayes, speaks with Honors College students in the Global Leadership Program. This program is part of a two-year leadership sequence in the Honors College supported by a Boeing Cybergrant and generous gifts to the Honors College from David and Jeanne McGoldrick.

Honors student, Camren Richards, is one of the students involved in the Solar Decathlon project featured in the Daily Evergreen.

Honors Faculty Notable Achievements

Clinical Assistant Professor Annie Lampman’s recently published essay, “Into the Desert,” has been nominated for a 2017 Pushcart Prize—her fourth Pushcart Prize nomination. You can read the essay here: http://www.highdesertjournal.com/ghost-town-4. Annie’s previously published creative nonfiction (“A Mother’s Guide to Birds and Boys”) and poetry (“My Galapagos”) will be included in the 2017 anthology Manifest West: Women of the West, published by Western Press Books, Western State Colorado University.

Honors Faculty Fellow Kim Burwick has her 4th collection of poems, Custody of the Eyes, published by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

Student Highlights

Honors alum Travis W. King Published in Journal of Mammology, referenced by writer for Science magazine


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