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Rock Doc column: Earth’s next epoch … is now
February 10, 2015

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – I was raised in the Baptist church. As a grade school child, I memorized the books of the Bible. Maybe because of that personal history, when I started to study geology I didn’t resist memorizing the many pieces of the geologic time scale.

Feb. 27: Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company at WSU
February 9, 2015

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

TOURCO_08_LOGO_80PULLMAN, Wash. – Hailed as “twisted and uproarious” by Entertainment Weekly, the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) Touring Company brings its hip and hilarious brand of improv to Washington State University’s Jones Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.

Feb. 19: Pulitzer-winning author speaks about inequality
February 9, 2015

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

David-Cay-Johnston-80PULLMAN, Wash. – David Cay Johnston, author and investigative journalist who won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for reporting on U.S. corporate tax policy, will present “Taxing the many to give to the few: How government creates inequality,” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Mix of skills, viewpoints drives student-entrepreneur success
February 9, 2015

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

go-kefi-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Monica Bomber, Amanda Scott and Troy Carpenter sit in a Todd Hall conference room surrounded by half-full mugs of coffee and crushed Red Bull cans.

Renaming portal to better reflect the services it provides
February 9, 2015

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – President Elson S. Floyd has requested renaming of Washington State University’s electronic gateway from “zzusis” to “myWSU” to better reflect the variety of resources and services available via the portal.

Feb. 10: Grammy nominee conducts music workshops
February 5, 2015

Jeremy-Fox-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The public is invited to participate for free as Grammy-nominated jazz arranger, composer and educator Jeremy Fox conducts two workshops at Washington State University on Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the Kimbrough building.

Through mid-May: Exhibit features local shelter animals
February 5, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kyla Lakin’s dogs and cats stare out of her paintings with trust, alertness and hope, much as they did in life. The Washington State University student knew them all as temporary residents of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSOP) in Moscow, Idaho, before they became the stars of WSU Animal Health Library’s next “Art in the Library” exhibit.