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WSU gets money to address shortage of nurse educators
November 5, 2013

nurse-grad-programs-200VANCOUVER, Wash. – Much is made about the shortage of qualified applicants for available nursing jobs in the U.S., but educators say there’s also a shortage of qualified faculty members who teach new nurses.

Daily Evergreen students earn national awards
November 1, 2013


PULLMAN, Wash. – Student staff members of The Daily Evergreen took home three national honors this week at the country’s largest annual gathering of student media professionals and student journalists.

WSU Pullman natural gas leak repaired, area access restored
November 1, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A leak in an underground natural gas line near Cleveland and Heald halls on the campus of Washington State University has been repaired, the area has been reopened and normal operations and scheduling have been restored.

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Deadline Dec. 13 for 2014-15 common reading nominations
November 1, 2013

Comm-read-Being-wrong-cover-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Read a good book lately? Nominations for the 2014-15 common reading book at Washington State University Pullman are welcome from the WSU and larger communities through Friday, Dec. 13.

Emergency crews responding to reported natural gas leak
November 1, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Pullman Fire Department and crews from Avista Utilities are currently on the scene and continuing the repair of an underground natural gas line leak near Cleveland and Heald halls on the campus of Washington State University.

Nov. 6: Lecture about new asteroid mining company
October 31, 2013

Lewicki-VorheesPULLMAN, Wash. – “Planetary Resources: Asteroid Mining Company’’ is the title of the free, public Lanning Lecture at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in ETRL 101 at Washington State University.

New insights into role of belief in learning
October 31, 2013


By J. Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – With support from a $1.6 million grant, a new faculty member is studying people’s beliefs about whether intelligence can be increased and how this shapes attitudes, behaviors and expectations.

WSU scientists discuss pros and cons of I-522 in Foley panel
October 30, 2013

Benbrook-Neff-compositePULLMAN, Wash. – As voters prepare to submit their ballots, two Washington State University scientists joined a Foley Institute panel Monday to discuss ethics, science, politics of food and Initiative 522 – the proposal to determine labeling regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington state.

GiddyUp Salon owner gallops full circle to jump ahead
October 30, 2013


By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

OKANOGAN, Wash. – When Colette Jones left full-time work as a hair stylist in 2007 to pursue a career in custom clothing design, few would have predicted that five years later she’d own her own upscale beauty salon and spa – with retail space for boutique clothing.

Nov. 8: Young musician exhibits more than extreme talent
October 29, 2013

McElroy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “‘Exceptional’ is an understatement” when describing student Eric McElroy, said Washington State University music professor Gerald Berthiaume who has worked with students more than 35 years. “With his breadth of knowledge about so many things in so many areas, he is something new and different.”

Murrow College to launch new jazz radio station
October 29, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new jazz radio station honoring the legacy of broadcast pioneer J. Elroy McCaw will go on the air at Washington State University’s Murrow College of Communication on Nov. 1.

Nov. 15: Finance expert speaks on interest rate reform
October 29, 2013

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

Darrell-Duffie-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The author of “How Big Banks Fail” will discuss interest rate reform during the free, public Gary P. Brinson Distinguished Lecture on finance 3-4:15 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in Todd 230 at Washington State University.

On a dark Halloween night: Cougs take on the Sun Devils
October 29, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fans of all ages will be in for a rare treat this Thursday, as Pac-12 football comes to Washington State University’s Martin Stadium for a nationally televised Halloween night matchup between the Cougars and the 25th-ranked Sun Devils of Arizona State University.

Nov. 16: Help pollinators by taking beekeeper course
October 29, 2013

EVERETT, Wash. – Three sessions of a five-week course for novice beekeepers will be offered beginning in November, January and February through Washington State University Snohomish County Extension. Class size is limited.

Oct. 29, 30: Auditions held for new anti-violence play
October 29, 2013

Book-coverPULLMAN, Wash. – Community members are invited to audition for a new anti-violence stage production sponsored by V-Day at Washington State University. V-Day is a registered student organization working to end gender violence. The play will be performed in February.

WSU, Spokane Tribe win grant to address tribal youth issues
October 28, 2013

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

spokane-tribe-logo-200SPOKANE, Wash. – The WSU College of Nursing and the Spokane Tribe of Indians are beginning a new project aimed at helping the tribe deal more effectively with substance abuse and mental health problems among its youth.

New nursing grant promotes chronic care intervention
October 28, 2013

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – The WSU College of Nursing has secured a $1.3 million federal grant to teach people with multiple chronic health issues how to better manage their conditions.

Vincent Jones to direct tree fruit decision aid system
October 28, 2013

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences

Jones-V-80PULLMAN, Wash. — Vincent Jones, professor of entomology at the WSU Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center in Wenatchee, has been named director of the tree fruit decision aid system (DAS).