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WSU School of Hospitality offers ‘€˜Crimson Spoon’€™ cookbook

PULLMAN, Wash. -€“ “You have what it takes.”€ These prophetic words were once spoken by a Swiss master chef to Jamie Callison when he was a struggling, culinary apprentice in Seattle’€™s Rainier Golf and Country Club.
More than 20 years later, Callison has proven those words a thousand times over as the executive chef of Washington State University’€™s School of Hospitality Business Management (SHBM), mentoring thousands of hospitality students and serving gourmet meals to WSU’s invited dignitaries and guests.
He is the lead author of a new cookbook, “The Crimson Spoon: Plating Regional Cuisine on the Palouse.” … » More …

Former WSU President Glenn Terrell dies at 93

A 2009 video tribute to Terrell

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University today marked the death of former President Dr. Glenn Terrell, remembering the institution’s seventh president for both his compassion and academic leadership.

“The Cougar family lost one of its most beloved leaders this morning with the passing of Dr. Glenn Terrell,” WSU President Elson S. Floyd said in announcing Terrell’s passing to the WSU community.

Terrell, who was 93, served as president of WSU during the tumultuous era between 1967 to 1985.

“The years of Dr. Terrell’s presidency were times of change for the nation and for the University,” Floyd said in a … » More …

Dwight V. Peabody Jr.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dwight V. Peabody Jr., retired from the Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon, died Aug. 3, 2013. He worked at WSU Extension 1951-1982.

Heidi Keen memorial fund to benefit animal research

Heidi KeenPULLMAN, Wash. – Heidi Keen, 32, a Washington State University doctoral student who was passionate about enriching the lives of animals in captivity, passed away on Friday, Aug. 9, after a brief illness.

A Palouse, Wash., resident and student in the animal sciences department in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences, Keen focused her doctoral studies at the WSU Bear Center, which she chose based on its mission to provide research, information and understanding to conserve bear populations worldwide.

She contributed to the field of zoology by designing activities that revealed the … » More …

Robert H. Jorgenson

JorgensonPULLMAN, Wash. – Robert H. Jorgenson, a broadcast technician for Northwest Public Radio, died Aug. 9, 2013. He worked at Washington State University since 2005.