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Mentally ill get handcuffs, not helping hand

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Makin-80PULLMAN, WASH. – A person with schizophrenia shouts incoherently in a city playground; a woman in the throes of a psychotic crisis hurls rocks against a door; a young man with autism in the middle of a busy road pushes the police officer who tries to move him to a sidewalk. » More …

Doctoral student’s leadership qualities earn award

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Morczek-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Servant leaders focus on the growth and well-being of people and communities, sharing power and helping others develop and perform well. Doctoral student Amber Morczek practices this leadership style naturally in her work at Washington State University and never really expected it would be acknowledged or rewarded. » More …