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April 28: Frances McSweeney retirement celebration
April 21, 2017

Fran McSweeneyA retirement celebration for Frances K. McSweeney, vice provost for faculty affairs and the Regents Professor of Psychology, will begin 5 p.m. Friday, April 28, at the Lewis Alumni Centre.

April 18: Student leadership, engagement awards ceremony
April 12, 2017

By Erin McIlraith, Communication Coordinator, Center for Civic Engagement

PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2017 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction ceremony will begin 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, in the Compton Union Senior Ballroom on the Washington State University Pullman campus.

April 8: WSU author signs book about blind adventurer
April 6, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The only blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest completed his latest feat – solo kayaking all 277 miles of the Grand Canyon – in 2014. Copies of his memoir about that adventure, co-written with Washington State University clinical professor of English Buddy Levy, will be signed by Levy 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 8, at the Bookie as part of Mom’s Weekend.

Undergraduate researchers win 51 awards at SURCA
April 4, 2017

SURCA award winners
By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifty-seven undergraduates won 51 awards for their research presentations at Washington State University’s annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27. Nearly 225 students participated in eight categories.

April 14: GIESORC hosts graduation fete, fundraiser
March 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC) will hold the annual Lavender Graduation Celebration at 6 p.m. Friday, April 14, in the pavilion at Banyans on the Ridge, 1260 Palouse Ridge Dr., Pullman.

Pharmacy Ph.D. student wins Three Minute Thesis contest
March 29, 2017

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Panshak Dakup, a College of Pharmacy doctoral student at Washington State University Spokane, won the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) event in Pullman Tuesday with his presentation, “The Benefits of Circadian Function in Cancer Therapy.”

Magnuson to be honored with lifetime service award
March 23, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy Magnuson, emeritus professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, will receive the Lane V. Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service during the annual Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.