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WSU research study supports new safety rule for truck drivers
January 30, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released the findings of a field study conducted by the Washington State University (WSU) Sleep and Performance Research Center. The study provides evidence that a revised provision in new hours-of-service regulations for truck drivers is more effective at combating fatigue than the previous version. The new trucking regulations took effect last July.

Holocaust museum representatives train future teachers
January 29, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Bettis-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Two representatives from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will train education students to teach about genocide on March 8 at Washington State University.

Seattle Connections store to relocate
January 27, 2014

WSU-connections-store-200SEATTLE – Washington State University will relocate its downtown Seattle retail store, Washington State Connections, from Westlake Center to 411 Union St., Rainier Square, by April.

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WSU research helps reduce criminal re-offense rates
January 27, 2014

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane

Hamilton-Z-2014-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Increasing public safety and controlling costs are among the benefits of three related Washington State University projects to predict criminal re-offense and determine the effectiveness of treatment programs.

WSU advisors receive regional awards
January 27, 2014

nacada-awardsPULLMAN, Wash. – Alicia Petersen and Patrick Carter from Washington State University were recently rewarded for their academic advising efforts by the Region 8 chapter of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).

Jan. 28-29: Input sought on future of WSU recreation
January 27, 2014

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Future recreation opportunities at Washington State University Pullman will be the topic at two public forums noon-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, and 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in CUB 210.

Feb. 3-March 7: Exhibit, films, talks on German resistance
January 27, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Sophe-Scholl-bust-80PULLMAN, Wash. – They were college students with lives Washington State University students might have today. Some studied medicine and did military service. One had a fiancé. One was a married father of three.

Regents OK housing/dining rates, residence hall designs
January 24, 2014

Northside-2-rendering-400RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents this morning approved slight increases in housing and dining rates for students for the 2014-15 academic year and applauded university officials for keeping costs as low as possible.

Applications due Feb. 1 For RN to BSN program
January 24, 2014

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Applications are being accepted for a Lower Columbia College and Washington State University Vancouver pilot program for registered nurses seeking to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree. The application deadline to enter in fall 2014 is Feb. 1.

Jan. 30-March 6: Students prepare for business contest
January 23, 2014

Castles-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Student preparation for the 12th Annual Business Plan Competition April 25-26 will include weekly “resource nights,” starting this month, hosted by the Washington State University College of Business.

WSU diabetes researchers seeking study participants
January 23, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. – Volunteers with type 1 or type 2 diabetes or peripheral vascular disease are needed for clinical research trials under way at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy in Spokane.

Feb. 10: Acclaimed gay marriage film, producer at WSU
January 23, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

Bridegroom-Crone-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The film’s producers call it a tragic love story that inspired a movement. Critics describe it as a gripping, emotional and deeply moving documentary.

Feb. 20-22: New anti-violence production on stage
January 22, 2014

V-Day-logo-250PULLMAN, Wash. – “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and a Prayer,” will be performed at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 20-22 at Washington State University’s Jones Theater as a benefit for local and global efforts to end violence against women and girls.

WSU Board of Regents to meet at WSU Tri-Cities Jan. 23, 24
January 21, 2014

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a regularly scheduled meeting Jan. 23 and Jan. 24 on the campus of WSU Tri-Cities to consider action items related to housing and dining rates, capital construction, and the WSU 401(a) Supplemental Retirement Plan.

March 7: Vocal recital highlights lesser known works
January 21, 2014

vocal-recital-poster-130PULLMAN, Wash. – Some of the most beautiful music you’ve never heard will be presented in a free, public graduate student recital at 3:10 p.m. Friday, March 7, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University.

Freedom Rider, sit-ins leader to speak Wednesday
January 21, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Nash,-lunch-counter-60PULLMAN, Wash. – In in the early 1960s, Diane Nash dared to sit at a restaurant counter that served whites only. She directed the famed Freedom Rider buses across the Deep South. She served time in a Jackson, Miss., jail. Pregnant.

Feb. 10: Skinner to discuss ‘ancestral ghosts’ in genes
January 21, 2014

By Jared Brickman, Honors College

Skinner-Michael-2012-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Your grandmother has some explaining to do. What she was exposed to during pregnancy could make you more susceptible to disease, and you’re going to pass that on to your grandchildren as well.

Professor, director among MLK service award recipients
January 21, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs and Enrollment

MLK-twoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University history professor Ken Faunce and Women’s Resource Center director Turea Erwin are among those selected to receive the university’s Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Service Award.