News topics — basketball; poverty; part-time students

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.

* Seattle Times — Men’s basketball: Cougs get two to commit,

Also see video highlights of the Cougs’ 2006-07 season at

* Seattle Post-Intelligencer — State seeks to lead fight against global poverty, disease and inequity. Ambitious initiative launched by nonprofits, academics, others (including WSU),

* — Two kinds of part-time students, a report by the U.S. Education Department providing a detailed look at part-time college students,

* — The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on race, striking down two school desegregation plans that involved assigning children to schools based on race,

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