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Amount, impact, quality of business professor’s academic publishing recognized

Lai-G-2011-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The quality, frequency and impact of Washington State University professor Gene Lai’s publishing was recognized in a recent article about appearances in academic journals. The study identified major contributing authors to three elite and seven high-impact academic risk management and insurance (RMI) journals over the past 30 and 10 years. » More …

John White promoted to department chair

White-John-2008-80SPOKANE, Wash. – John R. White Jr. has been promoted to chair of the Department of Pharmacotherapy at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy. He is a licensed pharmacist and has been extensively involved in diabetes research and education since 1987. He also is involved in development of a nasal formulation to be used as an antidote to opiate overdose. » More …

Nov. 5: Student newspaper sponsors ‘Cougs under the Influence: Liquor, Laws and Learning’

evergreen-logo-180PULLMAN, Wash. – Student alcohol and drug abuse prevention will be the topic of a free, public panel discussion 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the CUB auditorium. The Daily Evergreen student newspaper will host the event and run a series of related articles in advance. » More …

Social media tested as job-relevant learning resource rather than distraction to tough computer science learning

comp-sci-photo-80By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – The isolation of problem solving for beginning computer science students can cause them to flounder and fail. It also doesn’t reflect the teamwork that goes on in the computing profession. » More …

Travel awards help faculty strengthen WSU’s global research presence; deadline Nov. 22

By Abbi Delgado, Office of International Programs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Recipients of the first International Research Travel Awards (IRTA) returned to Washington State University with stronger relationships and collaborative research proposals. Applications for the 2013-14 awards are being accepted until 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22. » More …

Former House Speaker Thomas Foley leaves profound public service legacy

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By Nella Letizia

PULLMAN, Wash. – After three decades of distinguished public service, former Washington State Congressman and 57th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Thomas S. Foley leaves a powerful legacy in public policy and education throughout Washington and nationwide. Widely admired for his quiet commitment to respectful leadership, Foley died this morning at age 84 at his home on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

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President’s column: Accreditation report praises assessment progress, outlines need for more

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – It is with great pride that I write today about the re-affirmation of Washington State University’s accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.  Congratulations and thank you to all who participated in the development of our Year Three report and virtual progress review last spring. » More …