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State’s chief privacy officer to speak on “Privacy in the Digital Age”

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Alex Alden chief of WA Office of Privacy 2018
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EVERETT, Wash. – Washington state’s Chief Privacy Officer Alex Alben will discuss how the government is protecting people’s privacy in the data breach age 12 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, at WSU Murrow College’s Everett campus. » More …

Registration open for science communications conference

science talk 2018 logo VANCOUVER, Wash. – Registration is now open for Science Talk, a science communication conference with a focus on increasing science’s impact in society through better communication. The conference will be Thursday-Friday, March 1-2, at Oregon Convention Center in Portland. » More …

The Courage to Follow Her Own Story: WSU alumna and CNN anchor Ana Cabrera

anna_cabrera_in_studioPULLMAN, Wash. – When Ana Cabrera first set foot on Washington State University’s Pullman campus in 2000, she had no idea she’d become a CNN weekend news anchor 17 years later. » More …

Engineering hardware hackathon reveals students’ innovative skills

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Student creates innovation in WSU Hardware Hackathon PULLMAN, Wash. – Zach Gherman carefully connected his wind turbine to a voltmeter, a device that measures electric voltage, and waited for a reading to emerge. After several nervous seconds of peering into the screen, he pumped his fists in the air and said “six volts,” while his teammate Yousef Saleh grinned broadly. » More …

Oct. 3: Murrow College at WSU Everett hosts ‘Ethics in 3D Spaces’ panel

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EVERETT, Wash. – Technology and media industry leaders will explore the ethical issues unfolding within emerging social virtual reality platforms at a breakfast and panel discussion titled “Ethics in 3D Spaces,” 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Tiered Lecture Hall,  room 102, at WSU Everett, 915 N. Broadway. » More …

Pintak named fellow by Society of Professional Journalists

Pintak LawrenceINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.” » More …

WSU students land Gilman international scholarships

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Marquez, Iniguez, O’Connel, Meza (l-r)

PULLMAN, Wash. – Four WSU students have won nationally competitive Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarships to study abroad in summer 2017. A fifth student was named an alternate. » More …