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Oct. 24-30: ‘Hacktivist’ film, events for Open Access Week

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

international-open-access-week-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Presentations about open access textbooks, a screening of a documentary on the late Internet “hacktivist” Aaron Swartz and a workshop about social media presence will make up events celebrating International Open Access Week Oct. 24-30 at Washington State University. » More …

Oct. 20: Tri-Cities to install chapter of national honor society

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

phi-kappa-phi-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will be welcomed as home to the 338th chapter of Phi Kappa Phi national honor society at an installation ceremony at noon Thursday, Oct. 20, in the CIC art gallery. » More …

$25M grant to improve student success in higher education

GEAR UP staff work with Tri-Cities area high school students.

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $25 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. » More …

Oct. 24, 25, 26: Space industry networks, recruits

cougs-in-spacePULLMAN, Wash. – Representatives from three aerospace companies will promote career opportunities and faculty collaboration Monday-Wednesday, Oct. 24-26, at free, public events at Washington State University. Students interested in a career in the space industry are encouraged to bring copies of their resumes. » More …

‘Death of a Textbook’ highlights open educational resources

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

international-open-access-week-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Some things are scarier than the ghosts, ghouls and goblins of Halloween. For college students (and many of their parents), the cost of textbooks and related course materials can make their hearts skip a beat more than the holiday’s worst horror movie. » More …

Partnership provides low-income access to fresh foods

The Market in WSU’s Global Scholars Hall.

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Dining Services at Washington State University has partnered with the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to make fresh foods more accessible for qualified low-income students and families at The Market. » More …