WaCLA in the News
September 22, 2015: Western Today, "Students Can Compete for $10,000 to Promote Liberal Arts"
Summer 2015: Council of Presidents Connection, "CWU Business Major Extolls Value of Liberal Arts Education in Prize-Winning Essay" (Please see pages 5 and 6.)
May 21, 2015: Thurston Talk, "Washington State Announced as 11th Partner State in AAC&U's LEAP State Initiative"
May 19, 2015: Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine, "Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts Announce Washington State at 11th Partner State in AAC&U's LEAP States Initiative"
May 19, 2015: The Huffington Post, "Washington State Joins National Effort to Enhance the Liberal Arts" by Michael Zimmerman
April 2, 2015: Sys-Con Media, "University of Miami's Office of Civic & Community Engagement to Receive Phi Beta Kappa Key of Excellence"
March 19, 2015: The Huffington Post, "Using the Power of the Liberal Arts to Address the Problems of Our Time" by Michael Zimmerman
January 13, 2015: YouTube, "Seattle Key of Excellence Highlights" posted by Phi Beta Kappa
January 5, 2015: Spark: The Online Magazine of Humanities Washington, "WaCLA Essay Contest Explores Liberal Arts"
December 8, 2014: The Huffington Post, "Promoting Meaningful Education: Phi Beta Kappa Honors the Washington Consortium for the Liberal Arts" by Michael Zimmerman
December 2, 2014: Independent Colleges of Washington, "Phi Beta Kappa Society's Key of Excellence Award"
July 1, 2014: The Huffington Post, "A student's perspective on the liberal arts" by Michael Zimmerman
May 14, 2014: Union-Bulletin.com, "Walla Walla student wins state essay contest" by Annie Charnley Eveland
April 28, 2014: The Huffington Post, "Liberal education's positive role in society" by Michael Zimmerman
January 22, 2014: Marketplace.org, "Who says liberal arts majors can't make a good living?" by Sally Herships
December 30, 2013: The Seattle Times, “Seniors: Put the value of the liberal arts into words and win a scholarship” by Katherine Long
December 23, 2013: The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, “Essay contest offers scholarships for seniors”
July 30, 2013: The Herald, Everett, WA “Teaching the humanities bolsters ingenuity” by Julie Ziegler, Alex Zimmerman and Michael Zimmerman
July 15, 2013: The Huffington Post, “Invest in the humanities now” by Michael Zimmerman
July 11, 2013: The Seattle Times,“How the humanities support economy” by Julie Ziegler and Michael Zimmerman
Reprinted in: Spokane Business Journal, Spokane, WA
June 19, 2013: The Huffington Post, “The liberal arts are alive and well in Washington state” by Michael Zimmerman
June 19, 2013: The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, “Stem aside, liberal arts are alive and well in Washington” by Michael Zimmerman
Reprinted in: The Bellingham Herald, Bellingham, WA
September 1, 2012: The Seattle Times, “Don’t pit science and math education against the liberal arts” by Sandi Everlove and Michael Zimmerman
Reprinted in: AAC&U News, Washington, DC
August 19, 2012: KXXO, Olympia, WA, “The value of the liberal arts” interview of Michael Zimmerman by Dick Pust
(This page is a continuous record of interviews, ordered from most recent to the first. Please scroll 2/3 of the way down the site.)
August 10, 2012: Radio Islam, Chicago, IL, “Don’t forget about the liberal arts” interview of Michael Zimmerman by Abdul Malik Mujahid
Rebroadcast on: February 18, 2013
August 10, 2012: Radio Islam, “Promoting math and science education” interview of Sandi Everlove by Nadia Malik
Rebroadcast on: February 18, 2013
July 20, 2012: KPLU, Tacoma, WA “Are schools becoming too obsessed with sci-tech?” by Gabriel Spitzer
July 19, 2012: The Yakima Herald, Yakima, WA, “Liberal arts advocates present case” by Dan Catchpole
July 19, 2012: The Seattle Times, “Don’t short change liberal arts, says Evergreen biologist” by Donna Gordon Blankinship
Reprinted in: The Spokesman-Review, Spokane, WA
The Olympian, Olympia, WA
The News-Tribune, Tacoma, WA
Washington Examiner, Washington, DC
The Republic, Columbus, IN
The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR
The Daily Astorian, Astoria, WA
The Kitsap Sun, Kitsap, WA