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Nov. 18: New composition illustrates faculty music lecture
November 12, 2013

By Bev Makhani, Honors College

Yasinitsky-G-2012-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Creating music will be discussed at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, in the Honors Hall lounge in a free, public presentation by a Washington State University professor – and he’ll premiere a composition as a demonstration.

Science Coalition honors Murray with champion award
November 12, 2013

murrayWASHINGTON, D.C. – The Science Coalition today presented Sen. Patty Murray with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Washington at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological innovation. The award was presented in Washington, D.C., by Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd.

Nov. 14: Lab tour, open house for new libraries conservator
November 8, 2013


By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – In November 1966, the flooding Arno River fouled some 3 to 4 million books and manuscripts and 14,000 movable works of art in the libraries and museums of Florence, Italy.

Nov. 25: College of Business fundraiser open to public
November 8, 2013


By Sue McMurray, College of Business

SEATTLE – Eric Spangenberg, dean of Washington State University’s College of Business, will host the college’s Fifth Annual Dean’s Leadership Celebration on Monday, Nov. 25, at the Seattle Fairmont Olympic Hotel. WSU alumni, Pacific Northwest business leaders and the public are invited.

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WSU’s Casavant appointed to state economic board
November 8, 2013

Casavant-K-2008-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State Department of Commerce recently announced the appointment of Ken Casavant, professor of economics at Washington State University, to the Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB).

War posters comprise new WSU Libraries digital collection
November 8, 2013

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries 

Do_With_Less_So_Theyll_Have_Enough-110PULLMAN, Wash. – A new digital collection at Washington State University Libraries shows how propaganda posters – or “weapons on the wall” – helped governments influence citizens’ public and private behavior and decisions during World Wars I and II.

WSU marks passing of former Vice President Warren Bishop
November 8, 2013

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LACEY, Wash. – Warren A. Bishop, who served as vice president under two former presidents of Washington State University and was actively engaged in governmental affairs at both the state and local level throughout his life, died Oct. 27 at the age of 92.

Nov. 8: Engineering students test, race go-karts
November 7, 2013

RICHLAND, Wash. – Engineering students from Washington State University Tri-Cities will test go-karts they designed and built at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at the Tri-City Raceway track in West Richland. Set-up will start at noon. Admission is free to the public.

Good vibrations for WSU’s first deaf veterinary student
November 7, 2013

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kimi Ross, the first deaf student to attend Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, doesn’t have to hear whines, snarls and hisses to know when an animal is distressed.

WSU research tucked inside traveling Capitol Christmas Tree
November 6, 2013


By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Tucked within the massive Capitol Christmas Tree headed for Washington, D.C. are three tiny sensors most people will never see. They will collect information on how well the tree holds moisture during its 25-day journey from Washington state.

UN food safety officer receives top alumni award
November 6, 2013

Takeuchi-150PULLMAN, Wash. – United Nations (UN) food safety officer Masami Takeuchi recently was honored with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for her leadership in global food safety.

Renowned ag professor receives top alumni award
November 6, 2013


PULLMAN, Wash. – Louisiana State University Professor Gail L. Cramer recently received the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to agricultural policy, research and global agribusiness.

WSU tests CougAlert emergency system today
November 6, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a required annual test of the CougAlert emergency notification system today at about 12:10 p.m.

WSU shares organic expertise at tilth conference
November 6, 2013

tilth-logo-130YAKIMA, Wash. – Bees, trees, high hoops, weeds and goat meat are just a few of the topics Washington State University researchers and educators will discuss at the state tilth producers conference Nov. 8 -11 at the Yakima Convention Center.

$1M will advance diversity of the nursing workforce
November 5, 2013

Indian-nursing-students-220SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing has received a new federal grant to expand a program to diversify the nursing workforce in the Tri-Cities and Yakima.

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.