PULLMAN – The WSU Office of University Publishing has received three national awards for excellence in printing quality from the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA).
 
University Publishing received a silver award for a WSU “Feast of the Arts” menu, and bronze awards for “The Innovators” program and LandEscapes, a student-published literary magazine based in the Department ofEnglish.
 
“I am so pleased to see the efforts of WSU’s highly experienced printing staff recognized in this way”, said Mary Read, director of University Publishing.
 
Steve Rigby, director of Printing Services, will receive the awards on behalf of the staff at the IPMA annual conference in June.  Rigby will also present a seminar on acquiring Forest Stewardship Council certification at the conference.
 
Beginning with this publication, LandEscapes is now published twice each year. The fall 2007 edition won the bronze award from IPMA.
 
“Feast of the Arts” is a popular dinner series held Friday nights before home football games in Pullman. “The Innovators” is a lecture series in Seattle and Spokane that is designed to preview the future by featuring the cutting-edge research of WSU faculty members.
 
The series promotes informed discussion about issues of importance to Washington’s citizens, including economic, scientific, social, and political topics. The printing for all three award winning entries was done on the university’s recently acquired full color digital press.
 
For more information, visit http://www.publishing.wsu.edu or www.ipma.org.