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First cohort chosen for PNNL-WSU graduate research

WSU and PNNL leadership with graduate students.

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have selected the first group of students for the PNNL-WSU Distinguished Graduate Research Program. » More …

Register by March 31 for April 7 Edible Book Festival

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Play with your food and your words during Washington State University Libraries’ second annual Edible Book Festival on Friday, April 7, part of WSU Mom’s Weekend activities. » More …

Washington a model for suicide prevention training

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than half the states mandate suicide-prevention training for public school teachers, but only seven states have policies requiring healthcare professionals to get similar training. That’s one of the findings of a research study conducted by Washington State University College of Nursing student Sara Van Natta. » More …

March 30: Criminal justice, prisons focus of philosophy talks

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice, mass incarceration and factors that undermine democracy will be examined during the Frank Fraser Potter Memorial Lecture in Philosophy and a related talk at Washington State University on Thursday, March 30. » More …

Swanger adds role as faculty athletics representative

PULLMAN, Wash. — Nancy Swanger, associate dean and director of the Washington State University School of Hospitality Management and an associate professor with the Carson College of Business, has been named as the university’s new faculty athletic representative by President Kirk Schulz. » More …

March 28: Celebrate WSU authors at Crimson Reads

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The published works of Washington State University authors will be recognized at the fourth annual “Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence. » More …

Seniors credit fraternity, sorority for confidence, success

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – As a first-generation college student, Celia Balderas lacked confidence when she arrived as a freshman at Washington State University. For Clayton Simundson, a first-season football injury meant an entirely new direction for his college career. » More …