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Record Number of Students Participate in State Legislature Internship Program
April 3, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — A record number of Washington State University students participated in the Washington State Legislature internship program this year. Thirteen students from the Pullman campus and two from the WSU Vancouver campus took part in the legislative internship program in Olympia. This is the largest group of interns ever accepted into the program from any one university, and certainly the largest WSU has ever sent, said Steven D. Stehr, interim director of the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service. The Foley Institute coordinates the WSU legislative internship program. “We are very proud to have so many WSU students participate. … » More …

WSU Marketing Students Pioneer Partnership
April 3, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — Thirty marketing students at Washington State University have joined forces with Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet-Oldsmobile, a local General Motors dealership, to gain hands-on experience in dealership and product promotion. Under the agency name Image Marketing and Management Group (IMMG), the students have designed and are carrying out a five-month promotional campaign concentrating on the Chevrolet line of cars. The students are working in a variety of promotional fields such as advertising, public relations, market research and event planning. Students in this program, titled General Motors Marketing Internship (GMMI), receive official credit hours for their work as a part of the Marketing 496 … » More …

Second Candidate Due to Interview for WSU Liberal Arts Dean Position April 6-7
April 3, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — The second of four candidates for the position of dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Washington State University will be on campus Monday and Tuesday,April 6-7. Ben Agger, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Arlington, will present a seminar and open presentation on his vision for the College of Liberal Arts from 8:30-10 a.m., Monday in Edward R. Murrow Communication Center’s WHETS studio. The presentation will be available from WHETS classrooms Murrow 55 and 53, WSU Spokane B110, WSU Tri-Cities 256W and WSU Vancouver Classroom 130. Candidate Ann Leffler, interim dean for the College of … » More …

Activites Scheduled for WSU ‘Week Against Hate’
April 3, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University’s Rogers Hall and the Department of Residence Life are coordinating a series of activities next week for its “Week Against Hate.” Schannae Lucas, a graduate hall director, said the program hopes to increase awareness of issues related to hate crimes and promote active opposition to acts of hate. The schedule of activities include speakers, a ribbon campaign and video program presentations. Highlighting the week is an all-campus “Speak Out Against Hate” Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in Room 16 of Webster Physical Sciences. Among the speakers will be WSU President Samuel H. Smith, Provost Gretchen M. Bataille, Ernestine Madison, vice … » More …

WSU Press Authors Recognized at Reception
April 2, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University Press will host a public reception Tuesday, April 7, for three WSU faculty members whose books have been published by the Press this spring. Honored at the 4-5:30 p.m. reception in Room 212 of the Compton Union Building will be Paul Hirt, history, editor of “Terra Pacifica: People and Place in the Northwest States and Western Canada”; Charles Pezeshki, mechanical engineering, author of “Wild to the Last: Environmental Conflict in the Clearwater Country”; and Charles Sheldon, political science, author of “Choosing Justice: The Recruitment of State and Federal Judges.” A brief program will begin at 4:15 p.m.; refreshments … » More …

Renowned Architect Plans Week at WSU
April 2, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — Internationally recognized architect Phil Hawes has planned a public talk Monday, April 6, on the Washington State University campus. His presentation, “Organic Architecture and Construction,” is set for 7-9 p.m. in Room 102 of Carpenter Hall. Hawes, architect of Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Ariz., will spend next week on the Pullman campus helping design a straw bale structure with students in WSU faculty member Michael Owen’s class. Hawes has a long and varied professional career that has taken him to many areas in the world. He has been shipwrecked in Western Samoa for nine months and walked alone for four months across … » More …

Public Invited to Plant Trees Along Chipman Trail April 11
April 2, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — Two thousand aspen, ponderosa pines and mock orange trees will be planted along the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail during Plant the Path Day, Saturday, April 11. The public is invited to don their work clothes and gloves and join members of the Center for Environmental Education to plant the trees along the trail between 9 a.m. and noon. Parking is available at the planting site, which is five miles east of Pullman and two miles west of Moscow, Idaho. Participants are encouraged to bring shovels if they have them; other equipment will be provided. “This an opportunity for the community to make … » More …

Environmental Education Conference to be Held at WSU April 9-10
April 2, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — Representatives of Native American tribes throughout the region will attend an environmental education conference at Washington State University April 9-10 to discuss environmental issues with WSU faculty and students. The conference will focus on integrating the cultural, social, political and historical dimensions of environmental and watershed management as they relate to policy issues such as land use, timber, fisheries, environmental health, infrastructure and water quality, said Steven D. Stehr, interim director of WSU’s Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service. The long-term goal of this meeting is to develop a model program on tribal environmental issues that the Center … » More …

Weyerhaeuser Exec Presents Spring Business Lecture April 9
April 2, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — “Grey Flannel Suits and Other Worn Out Clothes” is the title of the presentation by John W. “Jack” Creighton Jr., former president and CEO of Weyerhaeuser Company, when he presents the spring DeYoung Executive-in-Residence lecture at the Washington State University College of Business and Economics. The speech is set for 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, in Todd Hall Room 276 and is open to the public. As this semester’s DeYoung visiting corporate leader, Creighton will also spend two intensive days on the Pullman campus meeting with faculty and students in their graduate and undergraduate classes. His itinerary calls on him to present … » More …

WSU Staff Member Recognized for Trail Efforts
April 1, 1998

PULLMAN, Wash. — The extraordinary person who has been a key force behind the Bill Chipman Palouse Trail linking Pullman with Moscow, Idaho, was recognized recently as Washington State University’ s Woman of the Year. Nancy Mack, a conference manager with Conferences and Institutes, was honored during the March 26 Women’ s Recognition Luncheon for her contribution to the community and region. Her commitment and volunteer work have spanned some 15 years of believing in the trail that now links Pullman and Moscow, one of her nominators said. “No one made the trail a life’ s work as Nancy has,” others added. As chair of … » More …