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Meteor ‘outburst’ lights up skies over the Palouse
August 15, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse offered some of the best seats in the house for stargazers during the recent Perseid meteor shower. The convergence of warm temperatures, cloudless skies and scant light pollution made for prime viewing.

New video streaming tool available at WSU Libraries
July 26, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Kanopy-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases will be available to Washington State University faculty and students this fall through a service offered as a pilot by WSU Libraries.

Jan. 21: Former WSU photographer discusses Selma photos
January 19, 2016

Selma-photo-by-Barker-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Former Washington State University staff member and photographer James H. Barker will talk about the photos he took of the 1965 civil rights march to Selma, Ala., during a reception 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Terrell Library atrium at WSU.

Golden grads, native tribes, more tap into digital resource
December 17, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences,
And Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

CDSC-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – In the early 1970s, the Tejon Indian Tribe in southern California essentially vanished from U.S. memory when it was mistakenly omitted from the Department of the Interior’s list of federally recognized tribes. It took until 2012 for the tribe to be “reaffirmed.”

Dec. 5: Animation, illusions explored at science center
December 3, 2015

science-of-visionPULLMAN, Wash. – Visitors will create 3D illusions and basic animation to explore the science of color and vision as student interns from the Washington State University Museum of Art lead educational activities 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at the Palouse Discovery Science Center in Pullman.

Through December: Library showcases wild, wooly photos
October 14, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170, Washington State University.

Student blends technology, art to create colorful images
September 28, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Intending to major in science, Chris Cannon found he connected more with art. So when the recent Night with the Arts at Washington State University Tri-Cities announced it would focus on light, he mixed the fundamentals of photography with the mechanics of physical light.

Ask Dr. Universe: Why did people invent movies?
May 5, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Movies not only took the ideas and inventions of people, but also the work of a horse. Her name was Sallie Gardner and the debate of her day was whether or not horses ever had all four hooves off the ground during a gallop.

Awake at the wheel: Tech collaboration aims to save lives
April 3, 2015

By Sabrina Zearott, College of Arts & Sciences

drowsydriving-roadVANCOUVER, Wash. – Researchers are working across multiple disciplines and campuses at Washington State University to develop a device to help keep drivers awake while on the road.

March 26: Photographer activist to speak, show work
March 2, 2015

Jackson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – In “Archival Impulse,” award-winning photographer and activist Ayana V. Jackson explores how Western historical archives have shaped ideas about non-Europeans. Her work will be exhibited March 16-April 1 at the CUB gallery at Washington State University, and she will present the free, public Jo Hockenhull Distinguished Lecture at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the CUB auditorium.