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Masculine, feminine faces valued more in industrial world
September 25, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hewlett-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – In a world of cover girls, matinee idols and celebrated sexiest men and women, it’s easy to think that humans have always put a lot of stock in a masculine or feminine face.

Photos: Campuses busy again with first day of classes
August 26, 2014

4-map-lookPULLMAN, Wash. – Students new to the Washington State University campuses navigated their way Monday as returning students greeted friends en route to the first day of classes. (Click photos to enlarge.)

Book series explores academic language for diverse learners
August 25, 2014

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications

book-coverVANCOUVER, Wash. – A recently completed book series, co-edited by a Washington State University Vancouver professor, shows how teachers are integrating common core state standards for diverse learners with different learning needs.

Anthropologists aid in the Ebola epidemic
August 14, 2014

HewlettVANCOUVER, Wash. – Barry Hewlett, a medical anthropologist at Washington State University Vancouver, states that efforts to contain outbreaks such as Ebola must be “culturally sensitive and appropriate…otherwise people are running away from actual care that is intended to help them.”

Award helps grad student study, protect coral reef life
August 5, 2014

kaneVANCOUVER, Wash. – Graduate student Corinne Kane has received federal funding to study changes in coral fishes and their habitats, from shallow to deep waters. She intends to research the role deep-water coral reefs play in protecting fish and other dwellers of shallow-water reefs.

WSU Vancouver among best for sales education
May 7, 2014

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

sef-logo-100VANCOUVER, Wash.  – Washington State University Vancouver was included in the 2014 listing of the top universities for professional sales education by the Sales Education Foundation.

Alumna, grad student to study abroad on Fulbrights
May 2, 2014

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Dexter-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Fulbright U.S. Student Program will fund graduate study in Europe for an alumna and a graduate student from Washington State University. Eric Dexter, who will complete his M.S. degree in environmental science at WSU Vancouver in June, will spend his Fulbright year in Lausanne, Switzerland.

May 10: Vancouver graduates 915 on 25th anniversary
April 30, 2014

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

Winters-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver will graduate 915 students at its commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at the Sleep Country Amphitheater in Ridgefield. Commencement is free to the public. Tickets are not required.