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April 4, 5: Symposium highlights communication innovation

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

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PULLMAN, Wash. – High-level discussion, innovation and strategy development for communication professionals will be the focus of the 42nd Murrow Symposium at Washington State University on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 4 and 5. » More …

Grant funds expansion of indigenous digital archiving

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. » More …

Feb. 28: Pintak to discuss media, America, Islam

PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of the media in shaping America’s relationship with Islam will be discussed by communication professor Lawrence Pintak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in CUE 203 in a free, public Washington State University common reading lecture. » More …

WSU research sought for parent-teen project

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

parent-teen-communicationPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University researchers have been asked to join a nationwide Experiment.com crowdfunded project to help parents and teens communicate about romantic and sexual relationships. » More …

New scholarship in honor of alumnus, entrepreneur

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

fred-hoggPULLMAN, Wash. – The first full-tuition scholarship for students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University will be offered for the first time in fall 2017. » More …

Healthy food nearby eases urge to seek poorer choices

By Corrie Wilder, Murrow College of Communication

Rachel-Bailey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University research has found that the biological motivation to forage for food has implications for healthy eating interventions. » More …

Social media, regular folks are reshaping fashion industry

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WSU fashion researcher Jihyeong Son. (Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services)

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – As social media becomes the catwalk of the fashion industry, a Washington State University researcher is examining how it influences the way consumers interact and the merchandise they buy. » More …

Why plus-size women turn to men’s exercise clothing

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

PULLMAN, Wash. – A lack of fashion options has plus-size women turning to men’s exercise clothing. That’s the conclusion of a study at Washington State University recently published in the journal Fashion and Textiles. » More …

Men’s magazine article associated with sexual aggression

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

mens-fitness-magazinePULLMAN, Wash. – A recent article in Men’s Fitness magazine, “How to Turn a ‘No’ into a ‘Yes,’ ” has attracted angry messages on Twitter from readers who argue this approach encourages men to be sexually coercive. Research at the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication and the Department of Human Development at Washington State University shows why that’s true and why stories like this can promote sexual aggression. » More …