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Jan. 27-29: Audition for Rosencrantz & Guildenstern
January 17, 2014

Auditions-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Performing Arts invites area community members to audition for a part in “Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead,” by Tom Stoppard and directed by Benjamin Gonzales. Performances are scheduled for April 4, 5, 11 and 12 at WSU’s Jones Theatre.

Through May 16: Stargazing series at planetarium
January 16, 2014

skywatcher-250PULLMAN, Wash. – New this spring, the Washington State University planetarium will offer a series of public presentations that explore the stories and science behind the stars. Tickets cost $10; they are $7 for students if purchased in advance.

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Carson appointed to second term on Board of Regents
January 16, 2014

Carson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Scott E. Carson, Washington State University alumnus and retired Boeing executive, has been appointed to a second term on the WSU Board of Regents. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday finalized the appointment, which lasts through Sept. 30, 2019.

Jan. 23-April 5: Traveling show of ‘outsider art’ on exhibit
January 15, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – A nationally traveling exhibition of works by artists with developmental disabilities will be presented free to the public Jan. 23-April 5 at the Museum of Art/WSU. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday; open until 7 p.m. Thursday.

Early arctic outbreak highlights December weather
January 14, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

AgWeatherNet-logo-250PROSSER, Wash. – All that cold and nothing to show for it. Despite the bitter chill of early December, a lack of precipitation and bad timing have left the mountains low on snow for the start of 2014.

Schneider named associate dean in engineering
January 14, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture

Schneider-John-2014-80PULLMAN, Wash. – John Schneider has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and student services for the College of Engineering and Architecture at Washington State University.

Library anxiety: It’s real and students can beat it
January 14, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries 

Erica-Nicol-80PULLMAN, Wash. – As Washington State University classes resume this week, Erica Nicol has just the remedy for new and returning students who get the heebie-jeebies just opening the doors to campus libraries.

Jan. 24: Jazz Northwest pays tribute to Miles Davis
January 14, 2014

jazz-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The faculty jazz combo Jazz Northwest will present a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, in Kimbrough Concert Hall at Washington State University, part of the School of Music Faculty Artist Series.

WSU apple a non-biotech non-browning alternative
January 14, 2014

WA-38--175PULLMAN, Wash. – A genetically engineered apple that doesn’t brown after it is cut has received media attention recently. Meanwhile, Washington State University’s recently released apple variety, WA 38, also is extremely slow to brown – and it was developed with conventional breeding techniques used for millennia.

WSU, Albertsons partner to provide strep throat testing
January 14, 2014

By Lorraine Nelson, College of Pharmacy

Schwartz-80SPOKANE, Wash. – After receiving training from a Washington State University professor and in collaboration with a local physician, pharmacists at eight Albertsons/Sav-on pharmacies in the Spokane area have begun testing for and treating strep throat.

Jan. 28: WSU hosts forum about health care options
January 13, 2014

health-care-250PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pullman community members are invited to learn about health insurance options 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in the CUB junior ballroom.

It’s an owl! It’s a hawk! Rare visit one for record books
January 13, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Dec14-owl-300PULLMAN, Wash. – Owls, like most creatures, “sometimes just hit the road and go,” said raptor expert Erik Stauber, a retired wildlife veterinary professor from Washington State University. So when he spotted an odd looking bird perched on a bare tree near a Moscow, Idaho, shopping mall, he suspected it was a rare visitor from a faraway land.

WSU recommends flu vaccinations as students return
January 13, 2014

By Robert Strenge, WSU News

vaccination-arm-90pPULLMAN, Wash. – With spring semester classes resuming this week amid reports of increasing influenza activity across the country, health officials at Washington State University are urging returning students to practice good health habits and get a seasonal flu vaccination.

Innovative police safety app debuts at White House conference
January 10, 2014

Vila-B-2013-80SPOKANE, Wash. – An app to reduce the impact of fatigue on police officers and improve safety will be presented at a White House innovation conference Tuesday, Jan. 14, by Bryan Vila, Washington State University Spokane professor of criminal justice and criminology.

Jan. 23-24: Free will explored in philosophy forum
January 9, 2014

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

Mele-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Recent discoveries in neuroscience are challenging long-held beliefs about conscious decision making or “free will.” Alfred Mele, an expert in action theory, will examine this critical intersection of science and philosophy in two free public events Jan. 23-24, at Washington State University Pullman.

Vet student exhibits passion for horses; reception Jan. 31
January 9, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Kaylin-w-horses-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Kaylin Wells has sketched and doodled as long as she can remember. Her primary subject – horses – galloped surreptitiously across class notes, book margins and scraps of paper at school.