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Reusable shopping bags created by WSU students
Students fashion reusable bags for community food pantry
November 9, 2017

Working with the WSU Center for Civic Engagement, students in the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles created the bags this fall as a dual class project. Teams of students, mostly freshmen and sophomores, learned to track down quality used textiles and assemble a real product, at the same time gaining lessons in community service.

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Snow removal accessibility requests
November 8, 2017

As winter arrives, the Facilities Operations Grounds Department is preparing it snow removal plans and priorities and wants to hear from people who have specific snow-removal needs because of disabilities.

Exhibit features portable homeless shelter designs
November 8, 2017

Last year, third-year architecture students designed portable homeless shelters and the exhibit includes a full-scale version of one of them. As part of the project, the students were asked to design an affordable, portable, flexible, compact and efficient shelter for homeless people, using computational design and emergent technologies.

WSU Work on Tasmanian Devils Gets $2.3 Million from NIH
November 8, 2017

Using advanced genomic techniques, biologist Andrew Storfer will look for key mutations that appear to be helping some of the animals evolve in response to devil facial tumor disease, and develop gene editing techniques to help identify potential targets for drug-related therapies.

Learn about CDHPs and Health Savings Accounts
November 7, 2017

If the lower premium of a CDHP is attractive to you, but you are concerned about the higher deductible, attending one of the two remaining informational sessions by Human Resource Services will help you understand how a Health Savings Account, which is partially funded by WSU, may help you address that concern.

Researchers benefit from undergrad practicality
November 7, 2017

Getting ready for school on a snowy day can be quite a challenge for young children. In addition to eating breakfast, getting dressed and packing up workbooks, they have to remember extra things like boots, gloves, a hat, and a coat. Undergraduate researcher Jenna (Eva) Caneva helped turn this real-life scenario into a simple cognition exercise to test the ability of 6-to-10-year-olds to follow instructions.

Veteran’s Day ceremony planned
November 7, 2017

The event will start at 11:50 a.m. at the top of the Terrell Mall, outside of the CUB.  A flag procession and bagpipers will lead participants down the mall to the Veterans Memorial where a short program will be conducted.

Look who’s coming to the Benefits Fair on Nov. 8
November 7, 2017

The fair for the Pullman campus is taking place 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m on November 8 in the CUB Junior Ballroom. To find the schedule of other fairs occurring around the state, visit the HCA webpage.

Building security plans for Nov. 10
November 6, 2017

In the interest of building security and energy conservation, Facilities Services will not be unlocking any Pullman campus buildings on Friday, November 10.

Honors College sets another enrollment record
November 6, 2017

A record 290 first-year students enrolled in WSU’s Honors College, setting an enrollment record for the fourth straight year. The class includes 14 National Merit Scholars (WSU had 16 overall), an all-time high for WSU and firmly in the top 25 in the country, and comparable with land-grant peers such as Ohio State and Wisconsin.

Nov. 8: Leading U.S. ethnographer to speak about race, civility
November 6, 2017

Yale University sociology Professor Elijah Anderson will discuss the resilience of the “cosmopolitan canopy” — a metaphor for civil society — and how the canopy can help teach, reinforce and spread social tolerance and mutual understanding.

Carson College of Business hosting Seattle fundraiser Nov. 18
November 6, 2017

The reception-style gathering includes guest speaker Lindsey Elhart, a 2014 graduate and contract specialist with Boeing Airplane Sales, along with hors d’oeuvres, a hosted bar, live auction and a raise-the-paddle program.