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Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe – NEW FLAVOR!!!

Come to Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Shoppe and try our newest flavor — Red Pepper Garlic! Extolled by many for their health benefits, we’ve taken the cayenne pepper from our Crimson Fire! (pulverized into a powder) and the garlic from our Dill Garlic, added them to our Viking cheese and created Red Pepper Garlic. Our newest seasonal cheese is creamy with some kick and a savory garlic finish.  Available in wedges or by the can.

Clear skin starts at Clinique

Start your journey to clear skin at Clinique! Receive a complimentary Smart Serum or Acne Solutions starter kit when you visit The Bookie Clinique counter for a FREE consultation! Promotion continues while supplies last!

Clinique Valentine’s special

Find the perfect gift for your sweetheart at Clinique! Receive FREE gift wrapping and a BONUS sample with any purchase at The Bookie Clinique counter! Choose from Clinique’s fragrance selection for men and women, any make-up items, lotions, Smart Serum, Acne Solutions or other great Clinique product lines. Promotion lasts now through February 13! Happy Valentine’s Day!

Shared Leave

Lauren Jasmer, College of Arts & Sciences, has been approved for shared leave.

Those interested in donating leave can contact Human Resource Services, (509) 335-4521, or send in a shared-leave donation form to zip 1014, French Ad 139.  WSU Business Policies & Procedures Manual Section 60.58 has information about Shared Leave and forms that can be copied for use.

Questions about the procedures to donate leave to any approved individual can be directed to Sally Wickizer ( or Candy Hachmann ( at Human Resource Services.

Global Case Competition faculty advisors needed!

Wanted: Faculty from ALL WSU campuses!  You are invited to be advisors to one of the 20 competing teams in this year’s Global Case Competition. Faculty advisors should be available to work  with their teams between February 22 through March 7. Faculty advisors work with individual teams to facilitate teamwork, provide academic guidance and ensure that the global case solutions  reflect the disciplines of all student on the team. Learn more about the Global Case Competition at

To be a faculty advisor, or for additional information, please contact Christine Oakley, Director of Global Learning at

Scientists to provide update on the search for Gravitational Waves with LIGO

The media and public are invited to join WSU physicists this Thursday at 11 a.m. in Webster Hall Rm. 17 for a presentation on the latest progress in the search for gravitational waves – or ripples in the fabric of spacetime – using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO).

Gravitational waves were predicted to exist by Einstein almost 100 years ago but have not been detected directly yet. » More …

February 2016