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WSU Vancouver honors 33 during Women’s History Month

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications

women-of-distinction-150VANCOUVER, Wash. – Fifteen students and eight others with ties to Washington State University Vancouver are among 33 women who will be honored at the annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in Firstenburg Student Commons. » More …

New email protection service to be implemented Feb. 24

By Casey Hanson, Information Technology Services

proofpoint-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Information Technology Services (ITS) will implement a new email protection service provided by ProofPoint on Tuesday, Feb. 24. ProofPoint Targeted Attack Protection (TAP) will check email messages for malicious URLs and/or attachments as they come into the Washington State University central email system. » More …

Student creates Vancouver winter graduation celebration

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Karissa Kysar, a junior majoring in hospitality business management, saw a need—a need for a celebration designed to recognize Washington State University Vancouver students who graduate in December. Fall graduates are encouraged to participate in spring commencement ceremonies, but Kysar wanted something immediate to mark the occasion. » More …

Smart home integration gets boost from business advising

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Curtis-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Tony Curtis, owner of Current Home Technologies, is in the enviable position of having a business that grew during the recession. He started in 2008, and by 2009 he had two employees and a steady stream of new and returning customers. » More …

A better health care experience for the marginalized

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Flemmer-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Sitting on an exam table in a flimsy gown can intimidate anyone. If you also happen to be lesbian, gay or bisexual, the experience can be even worse. » More …

Grant helps injured employees get back on the job

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Smart-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A nursing professor at Washington State University Spokane has developed materials to save time and money for employees, employers and the state’s Department of Labor & Industries (L&I). » More …