News topics — Boring science; Seattle focus; RateMyProf

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link.

* Columbia Tribune — UM executive might go Floyd’s way: Washington State University recruits honcho in research,

* The Daily Evergreen — WSU Foundation head to relocate to Seattle WSU Foundation president will spend most of their time in Seattle for traveling purposes to meet with more donors,

* Chronicle of Higher Education — (audio interview) A guide to college podcasts, Daniel Coleman, Stanford University, discusses positive and negative points regarding using podcasts in the classroom, go to

* Chronicle of Higher Education — Americans positive about college, but question costs, survey finds,

* Chronicle of Higher Education — How to craft “unbearably boring” scientific literature, 
* Inside Higher — What if — the site that professors love to hate — is more accurate than they think?

* Pittsburgh Tribune Review — Organic dairies. David Granatstein, Washington State University sustainable agriculture specialist, notes: You have to wonder what organic means in China. It’s certified, but how credible is the process there?”

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