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Nov. 24: Business fundraiser in Seattle open to public
November 4, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

business fundraiserSEATTLE – David Whidbee, interim dean of the Washington State University Carson College of Business, invites WSU alumni, Pacific Northwest business leaders, the public and those passionate about supporting business education to the Sixth Annual Dean’s Leadership Celebration at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel.

Nov. 11-12: Food safety workshop includes FDA advisor
November 4, 2014

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

food-safety-220PORTLAND, Ore. – Food sanitation, including proposed regulatory changes to a federal food safety act, will be discussed at a regional workshop Nov. 11-12 at the Sheraton Portland Airport Hotel here.

President’s column: Pac-12 reforms help students
November 3, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – For the past year, the welfare of intercollegiate student-athletes has been a point of contention, concern and a conversation that has grown more urgent with each passing day.

Nov. 7: Opening reception for downtown storefront art
November 3, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – Artists are filling vacant downtown storefronts with their works this week and the public is invited to an opening reception at the spaces 7-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7. The exhibits will be displayed through Dec. 12.

Nov. 14: Faculty ensemble plays favorite romantic trios
November 3, 2014

faculty-art-series-220PULLMAN, Wash. – “Brahms and Friends,” a program of romantic trios for violin, cello and piano, will be performed by the Palouse Trio at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, in Bryan Hall as part of the Faculty Artist Series at Washington State University.

Center helps scientists measure light to find mutations
October 30, 2014

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

False-color-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Plants use light during photosynthesis. But they also give off light, though in amounts so small we can’t see it. The amount of light changes based on the plant’s environment and genetic makeup.

Nov. 13: Schweitzer to receive top alumni award
October 30, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Ed-Schweitzer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Edmund O. Schweitzer III, founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and a pioneer in digital protection for the electric power grid, will receive the 2014 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor.