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Mark O’English
The ultimate DIY source
October 11, 2017

Since 1892, our land-grant school has been advising Washingtonians on topics ranging from canning jams to breeding cattle. Thousands of paper bulletins have carried the expertise of faculty and extension agents tackling everything imaginable. The project of digitizing these treasures fell to Mark O’English, the WSU archivist in charge of University history, and a team of students.

Sue Peabody
WSU Vancouver historian traces Indian Ocean slave saga
October 10, 2017

A detailed family saga set against the broader context of South Asian slavery, plantation life, Parisian society and French colonization, “Madeleine’s Children” traces the multigenerational biography of a slave family and the legal battles pursued by Madeleine’s son Furcy—a slave who fought for his freedom in court for 25 years and finally won.

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How adverse childhood experiences affect students
October 9, 2017

Oct. 10 presentation on how faculty and staff can be better prepared for how adverse childhood experiences potentially impact students (particularly first-generation college students).

Learn to eat healthy on a tight budget
October 9, 2017

WSU registered dietitian Alice Ma will guide participants through the best practices for grocery store shopping, incorporating inexpensive whole grains and proteins into tasty dishes, and minimizing meal prep time during your busiest days.

Quarter Century Club celebration
October 9, 2017

The 84th annual Quarter Century Club breakfast is set for 8 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10, in the M.G. Carey Senior Ballroom, Compton Union Building.

DACA to be discussed at UndocuQueer Conference
October 9, 2017

The demise of DACA protections and the effect on college students will take center stage during Washington State University’s Second Annual UndocuQueer Conference, which is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center in Pullman. The event will begin with a networking dinner the evening before.

BIOAg Program Accepting Research Proposals for FY18
October 9, 2017

The goal of the BIOAg solicitation is to engage WSU faculty to advance the development, understanding, and use of biologically-intensive, organic, and sustainable agriculture in Washington State.

COOL Cat study needs feline volunteers
October 9, 2017

Researchers at WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine are seeking 13 healthy cats to help study whether the antacid, omeprazole, reduces the effectiveness of clopidogrel (Plavix®).  Clopidogrel is commonly used in both human and animal medicine to prevent blood clots.

International peace educators visits WSU
October 6, 2017

International peace educator and certified nonviolence trainer Dr. Arthur Romano will be on campus, leading discussion and workshops to explore the critical role that meaningful dialogue can play in addressing issues of difference on campus.

The backpacking cellist
October 6, 2017

WSU cello professor Ruth Boden is challenging the received wisdom that classical music is played in tuxedos in concert halls with whisper-quiet audiences who’ve paid big bucks for a seat.

Aurora Clark named American Chemical Society Fellow
October 6, 2017

Aurora Clark, a WSU professor of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society. Clark received the prestigious award for her service to the nuclear/inorganic and computational chemistry communities and for her innovative research, including the pioneering use of computer algorithms and network analysis to understand the behavior of complex solutions and their interfaces.