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Tools help elderly maintain independence
February 3, 2015

hearing-helpSPOKANE, Wash. – Sometimes a simple tool to help put on a pair of socks or open a jar can keep the elderly or those with disabilities living independently in their own home longer.

Feb. 1: Annual university recycling contest begins
January 30, 2015

By Jenna Bracken, Waste Management intern

Recycle-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will start tracking waste weights for RecycleMania 2015 on Sunday, Feb. 1. A new aspect of the annual challenge will encourage students and employees to earn points by sharing progress on social media.

Jan. 19: Sign up for MLK day of service projects
December 15, 2014

MLKPULLMAN, Wash. – A variety of local one-time service projects will be available for student participation on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 19, at Washington State University.

Dec. 10: Students present small-town, library designs
December 8, 2014

 

PULLMAN, Wash. – New uses for historic rock houses in LaCrosse, Wash., and ideas for Little Free Library boxes in small towns on the Palouse will be discussed in a free, public presentation by Washington State University fourth-year interior design students 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Carpenter Hall second-floor gallery.

Students team with Rwanda peers as coffee consultants
December 3, 2014

Rwanda studentPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are serving as consultants to Starbucks and other coffee companies as part of a two-year international development project. It aims to provide hands-on learning and career opportunities in agribusiness for Rwandans – and especially for women.

WSU community enriches holiday for children, families
November 24, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications

Syms-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Bright yellow walls and a cartoon painting of Shrek are all that remain of the old Pullman Video Quest. Instead of movie rentals, the former store shelves are lined with canned vegetables and boxed dinners. Off to the side, a 20-foot table sags under the weight of Thanksgiving fare recently donated by WSU student groups.

Nov. 15: Free biology open house invites area kids
November 13, 2014

biology-open-housePULLMAN, Wash. – A free, kid-friendly, biology open house with tours, experiments, activities and science crafts will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, in Abelson Hall at Washington State University.

Through Nov. 24: Change one thing to help environment
November 12, 2014

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

coffee-80PULLMAN, Wash. – If you were asked to change just one thing for two weeks in order to help the environment, would you? Today through Nov. 24, Washington State University faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the “One Thing Challenge” and make one or more changes in their lives and habits to promote sustainability.