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The Chronicle

A Newsletter of Research & Creative Activity, Scholarship, Teaching, & Service  |  Spring 2012

Brian Kemp in his DNA lab
Brian Kemp in the "clean room" of his ancient DNA lab.

Anthropologist explores the past with Berry Family CLA Faculty Excellence Fellows award

Funded by a $25,000 Berry Family CLA Faculty Excellence Fellows award, Brian Kemp will further his research in Mexico City, reconstructing a puzzle of Native American prehistory that dates back 2,000 years. More »

Professor key consultant on Gauguin show
Professor is key consultant on Gauguin show

Thanks in large measure to the work of Carol Ivory, a new exhibit at the Seattle Art Museum treats Polynesia not as background to an exhibit about Gauguin, but as the main attraction.

Research helps soldiers in foreign cultures
Research helps soldiers in foreign cultures

Bryan Vila has been awarded a three-year, $2.25 million grant to help develop a high-tech social interaction training module for young warfighters sent on foreign missions.

Professor says both parties contribute to social spending
Professor says both parties contribute to social spending

It turns out Republicans and Democrats spend equally on social welfare programs. The main difference, says Christopher Faricy, is who their spending programs favor.

Faculty members share Fulbright plans, experiences
Faculty members share Fulbright plans, experiences

In the past two years, four CLA faculty members have been awarded Fulbrights.

 

Giving Back to WSU

Giving inspired by love of family and the artsGiving inspired by love of family and the arts

Leonard Kirschner's commitment to family and WSU is evident in his many philanthropic interests.

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