Originally posted June 25, 2013
Peter Christenson and his Digital Technology and Culture students took to the streets of the Tri-Cities to catalog litter in the community. Christenson and the students hope their community-based art intervention cleanup campaign, infused with social media, detailed maps and photography, will motivate people to pick up trash.
Tri-City Herald: WSU Tri-Cities instructor leading litter intervention | video interview WSU Photos (Heather Willoughby): http://www.flickr.com/photos/wsutricities/sets/72157634055015517
Originally published March 10, 2014
RICHLAND, Wash. — Paul Strand, associate professor of psychology at Washington State University Tri-Cities, has won a statewide award for exemplary civic engagement by university faculty.
The Timm Ormsby Award for Faculty Citizenship is presented annually by the state’s Council of Faculty Representatives. Nick Lovrich, WSU Regents professor, won the honor last year.
Strand, who has been with WSU Tri-Cities for 17 years, studies the development of social skills and academic readiness in children, particularly those who are raised in culturally and linguistically diverse homes. He has testified … » More …