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Digital archiving project receives Mellon grant
January 3, 2018

WSU researchers received a Mellon grant to support development and evaluation of an online platform for sharing Native American library and archive collections nationwide.

March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU
March 21, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.

Grant funds expansion of indigenous digital archiving
March 8, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives from indigenous archives across the country are at Washington State University through Thursday for planning and training on a free, open-source platform to help tribal communities share their digital cultural heritage.

Feathered ‘fiend’ has long played on our fears
October 31, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – It’s Halloween, when this Washington State University Libraries patron’s mind turns to things that go bump – or, in this case, flap – in the night from a literary and not-so-literary point of view. This year, the subject is birds, the stuff of nightmares for many since Alfred Hitchcock’s film “The Birds” was released in 1963.

Sept. 8: Opening reception for WSU student protest exhibit
August 29, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The familiar return of 20-somethings to Washington State University marks another start to an academic year. But a new historic exhibit on campus is a reminder that WSU during 1969-70 looked very different.

Exhibit on student protest opens at WSU library
June 28, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

protestersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new exhibit from Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections reveals the history of student protest on the Pullman campus during the incendiary years of Kent State and Vietnam.

Archives lauded for presenting Japanese experience
June 27, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.

Through June 30: ‘Nuclear Hanford’ exhibit at Terrell Library
April 28, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

The-Villager-front-pagePULLMAN, Wash. – A brief history of the Hanford nuclear site – from pre-Manhattan Project to the present – is the subject of an exhibit in the atrium case at Washington State University’s Terrell Library through June 30.

April 12: Author to speak about notorious rare map thief
April 7, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Michael-Blanding-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Rare map dealer E. Forbes Smiley III, who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps before he was caught in 2005, is the subject of a talk by award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Avery Hall Bundy Reading Room at Washington State University. A reception will follow.