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WSU Offers Web Productionand Technology Classes
September 29, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.– Washington State University’s Conferences & Institutes will offer nine non-credit computer courses on information technology training and web page production and design throughout the fall semester. All courses are learner-based, outcome oriented and taught on the Pullman campus. Early courses include: Web site production using HTML, Oct. 13-16, 1-5 p.m.; Graphic design with Adobe Photoshop, Oct. 22, 8-5 p.m. and Oct. 23, 1-5 p.m.; Supporting Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Enterprise Technologies,Oct. 27-31, 8-5 p.m.; and Advanced graphic design using Adobe Photoshop, Nov. 3-7, 3-5 p.m. Other offerings are: Administrating Windows NT 4.0, Nov. 12-14; Implementing a database design on Microsoft SQL server 6.5, … » More …

WSU Police Arrest Student in Residence Halls Incidents
September 25, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–Ronald J. Thomas Jr., 30, a student living in Streit Hall, has been arrested by Washington State University police on charges of indecent liberties and burglary. Thomas was taken into custody Wednesday, Sept. 24, on a felony warrant issued by Judge Wallis Friel and booked into the Whitman County Jail. WSU Police Captain Michael Kenny said the arrest is the result of an investigation into two incidents in which Thomas was found in female students’ rooms. The first incident occurred in May in Stephenson Hall and the second happened two weeks ago in Streit Hall. Kenny said police are continuing investigations into similar incidents … » More …

WSU Visitor Center Offers Game Shuttle
September 25, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–Washington State University’s Visitor Center and Parking Services will resume the Event Express shuttle for Saturday’s game against Boise State. The free service, providing round-trip bus transportation from the Cougar Depot on Davis Way to the WSU fieldhouse, will begin at 11 a.m. and continue through post-game activities, according to Chris Boyan, center coordinator. Off-street parking is available in the Washington Mutual lot, the transit transfer station, and a city lot on Davis Way. Some on-street parking also will be available. Boyan said the inaugural test run of Event Express for the UCLA game was successful with nearly 200 people using the shuttle. Three … » More …

Companies Coming to CEA Career Fair
September 23, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–More than 60 high-tech companies want to court Washington State University students from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 30, in the hallways of College of Engineering and Architecture’s Dana Hall. The increased demand for display space — double last year’s — reflects the intensely competitive job market in the Pacific Northwest for people to fill a growing number of high-tech positions in manufacturing, computing, software and aerospace industries. This more targeted high-tech fair dovetails with the combined all-university Career Fair for WSU and U of I to be held in Beasley Coliseum Oct. 2. This year’s College of Engineering and Architecture Career … » More …

Wood Engineering Achievement Award Goes to Robert Hoyle
September 23, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–For his lifetime achievements in solving wood structure problems and helping educate the next generation of professionals in wood engineering, Robert J. Hoyle of Lewiston, Idaho, received the Wood Engineering Achievement Award at the July annual meeting of the International Forest Products Society in Vancouver, B.C. Hoyle, professor emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Washington State University from 1969-85, devoted his attention to structural wood building material problems. Prior to coming to WSU, he developed the first continuous lumber-testing machine at the Potlatch Corporation. His research adventures included consulting on the building of a 13-mile wood frame tunnel under the Alaskan permafrost, evaluating … » More …

Lecture to Discuss Bosnian History
September 22, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–The historical roots of the recent conflict in Bosnia is the topic of a lecture next week on the Washington State University campus by Charles Jelavich, professor emeritus at Indiana University, Bloomington. The talk, titled “From Sarajevo (1914) to Sarajevo (1992),” is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29, in Room 276 of Todd Hall. A reception will follow. Jelavich has authored or co-authored more than 50 books on the former Yugoslavia and Balkans region. He has lectured at universities and institutions throughout the United States and Europe. The lecture, sponsored by the history department, is open to the public without charge.shdc127

Multicultural Student Services Convocation and Reception
September 22, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–The 8th annual Washington State University Multicultural Student Services Convocation and Reception will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30, in WSU’s Compton Union Building Carey Ballroom. Open to the public and sponsored by the WSU Office of Multicultural Student Services and the Council of Multicultural Student Presidents, the evening’s activities focus on welcoming new and returning students, staff and faculty of color to campus. Speakers will include Gretchen Bataille, provost, and Steve Nakata, MSS interim director. Awards to be presented include those from the council, MSS and the director. For additional information, contact Esther Louie, assistant director for Multicultural Counseling Services, 509/335-8187.tm164-97

Educated Latinas/Chicanas Leading America Conference
September 22, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.– Registration has been extended to Sept. 25 for the first of what is planned as an annual Educated Latinas/Chicanas Leading America (ELLA) Conference at Washington State University. The event, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, will be held Oct. 3-5 in WSU’s Compton Union Building, said conference spokesperson Mareth Flores, a WSU student. Conference host will be the Mujeres Unidas chapter of WSU. ELLA was established four years ago when several WSU Mujeres Unidas members attended a leadership conference in Washington D.C. “These women had a vision of creating an organization that would address the needs of Latinas/Chicanas and provide … » More …

WSU Settles Lawsuits with Three Employees
September 19, 1997

PULLMAN, Wash.–Washington State University has reached settlement agreements with three education professors on their pending discrimination lawsuits, officials announced Friday [Sept. 19]. “WSU has recognized that there were serious concerns within the College of Education, and we’ve addressed some of those issues,” Geoffrey Gamble, vice provost for academic affairs, said. “As a result, we have been able to resolve these lawsuits and allow the parties involved to move forward.” The lawsuits were filed in Whitman County Superior Court in January of this year by Sue Durrant, Marilyn Mowatt and Joanne Washburn, all education professors. All three charged they experienced gender discrimination in salaries, work load … » More …

Tip Sheet for September 20-27
September 19, 1997

WHO OWNS THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD OF THE PAST? The discovery of the so-called Kennewick Man skeleton along the Columbia River in the Tri-Cities has led to an unprecedented debate on access to ancient human remains. As part of a Faculty Research Symposium on Ethics in the Disciplines, Dr. William Lipe, a professor in the Department of Anthropology, will speak on “Who Owns the Archaeological Record of the Past? Ethical Issues for Archaeologists” from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Compton Union Building, Rooms 108-109 [west end, main floor]. Sponsors are the Center for Teaching and Learning and the College of Liberal Arts.STUDENTS … » More …