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Tenure and promotions for 2020 announced
February 21, 2020

Forty‑seven WSU faculty members were granted tenure this year while dozens more across the system received promotions, according to the Office of the Provost.

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Campus and Community

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One more day to comment on draft strategic plan
February 24, 2020

There’s only one day left to provide input that will help shape the second draft of the 2020-2025 WSU system strategic plan. Comments may be submitted through an online survey until the end of the day on Feb. 25.

The 2019 Edible Book Festival’s Punniest Award went to “20,000 Leeks Under the Sea,” submitted by Sarah Bertapelle.
Registration now open for WSU Libraries’ Edible Book Festival
February 21, 2020

Entries will be accepted through March 29. Visit the library guide website to register and for more information. Participants can register individually or as a group. Entry rules are simple: Submissions must be made from edible materials and somehow relate to a book.

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Health & Medicine

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Changing the face of health care
February 21, 2020

The Empire Health Foundation is supporting WSU Health Sciences in its ongoing efforts to increase the number of Natives in health education and health care practice.

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Hospital websites lack usability for non-English speakers
February 3, 2020

A patient who needs language services has to navigate through one to four web pages in English to find information on such services at most hospitals in Washington, according to a new study by WSU College of Nursing researchers.

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Call for nominations: Graduate student awards
February 24, 2020

Nominations for the Graduate School’s Karen P. DePauw Leadership Award and the Association for Faculty Women’s Outstanding Master’s and Doctoral Student Awards are due Monday, March 2.

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