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WSU’s Murrow College launches jazz radio station 89.9 KJEM

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Bruce R McCaw and Kerry Swanson at launching of KJEM at WSU Pullman. Photo by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.

PULLMAN, Wash. – With the flip of a switch Friday, KJEM 89.9 FM, the newest radio station in the Palouse, began filling the airways with the sounds of jazz in honor of WSU alumnus and broadcast pioneer J. Elroy McCaw.

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WSU scientists discuss pros and cons of I-522 in Foley panel

Benbrook-Neff-compositePULLMAN, Wash. – As voters prepare to submit their ballots, two Washington State University scientists joined a Foley Institute panel Monday to discuss ethics, science, politics of food and Initiative 522 – the proposal to determine labeling regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington state. » More …

GiddyUp Salon owner gallops full circle to jump ahead

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

OKANOGAN, Wash. – When Colette Jones left full-time work as a hair stylist in 2007 to pursue a career in custom clothing design, few would have predicted that five years later she’d own her own upscale beauty salon and spa – with retail space for boutique clothing. » More …

On a dark Halloween night: Cougs take on the Sun Devils

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fans of all ages will be in for a rare treat this Thursday, as Pac-12 football comes to Washington State University’s Martin Stadium for a nationally televised Halloween night matchup between the Cougars and the 25th-ranked Sun Devils of Arizona State University.

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Partnership boosts east Africa, WSU ed, research opportunities

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Photo by Josiah Nombo

PULLMAN, Wash. – “A center for all of east Africa,” is how Jerman Rose describes the Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. It is central for expanding research and education in Africa as well as attracting Washington State University students to study and learn. » More …