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Dec. 19-20: WSU final fruit sales for 2014
December 12, 2014

tukey-applesPULLMAN, Wash. – The final fruit sales of the year will be Dec. 12-13 and 19-20 at Tukey Orchard at Washington State University. There will be a few sales in January, dates to be announced.

Senior earns national honor for presentation of research
December 12, 2014

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Floricel-Gonzalez-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Undergraduate researcher Floricel Gonzalez recently won a national award for oral presentation of her work about how viruses infect bacteria.

Regents approve designs for teaching health clinic in Spokane
December 12, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

health-clinic-80SPOKANE, Wash. – The Spokane Teaching Health Center’s University District Health Clinic came closer to becoming a reality this morning with approval of schematic designs by the Washington State University Board of Regents.

Through March: ‘Ephemera’ exhibit details trash to treasure
December 11, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Greek-museum-ticket-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The passengers aboard the S.S. Spokane cruising through Alaskan waters in 1903 probably didn’t give their lunch menu much thought beyond what they would have to eat. Granted, its totem-pole shape was interesting – a clever play by cruise company marketers to remind them of where they were sailing and maybe to buy a miniature souvenir while on shore.

Reception Dec. 12: ‘Renaissance librarian’ Eileen Brady retires
December 11, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Brady-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Not every librarian can say she met Peter Graves on the set of the “Mission: Impossible” TV show during the late 1960s in Hollywood or that she helped bring an infamous book thief to justice. But Washington State University’s Eileen Brady has done both – and much more.

President’s column: Leadership transition in student affairs
December 11, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Melynda Huskey, dean of students, will become interim vice president for student affairs Jan. 16. John Fraire is leaving Washington State University effective Jan. 15 to become vice president for enrollment management and student affairs at Portland State University.

Gov. Inslee appoints Don Barbieri to WSU Board of Regents
December 11, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

Barbieri-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Don Barbieri, a lifelong community development advocate in the Pacific Northwest, will become the newest member of the Washington State University Board of Regents. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointment today.

Jan. 16: Tickets go on sale for Sheryl Crow concert
December 10, 2014

crow-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 16, for a performance by nine-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11, at Beasley Coliseum during Mom’s Weekend at Washington State University.

Research aims to improve hip and knee replacement success
December 10, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Bose-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are working to improve materials used in hip and knee replacements so that they last longer and allow patients to quickly get back on their feet after surgery.