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Oct. 3: Symposium explores a redesign of body image
September 16, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

women's-symposium-logo-220PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2014 Women’s Leadership Symposium, “Redefining Body Image,” will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 3, in Ensminger Pavilion at Washington State University.

Enrollment hits record high, increases in size, diversity
September 15, 2014

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University enrollment hit an all-time high this semester and has grown in diversity as well as size, according to figures released Monday.

Golden, diamond grads recall Holland during library tour
September 15, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Roughly 80 members of the Washington State University classes of 1964 and 1954 (and one from the class of 1944) listened to piano performances in the Terrell Library atrium and toured Holland Library last week during an annual celebration honoring longtime alumni.

Jan. 30: German poem anchors songs of love and loss
September 15, 2014

Ross-Hauck-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Seattle tenor Ross Hauck will perform in a free, public guest recital at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University with local pianist Elena Panchenko.

Annual financial report earns highest award
September 15, 2014

GFOA-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has earned the highest award – the “Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting” – for its fiscal year 2013 financial report from the Governmental Finance Officers Association (GFOA) comprised of 18,000 members.

Video: Music school director featured on new jazz CD
September 15, 2014

CD-coverPULLMAN, Wash. – Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor and director of the Washington State University School of Music, is featured on “Round the Korner,” a new CD recording by the Delbert Bump-Greg Yasinitsky Quintet.

Sept. 23: Faculty vocal concert explores love, trust
September 15, 2014

fac-art-series-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Ukrainian songs about fidelity – in relationships and also to one’s country – will strike a timely note in “Love: A Matter of Trust,” a Faculty Artist Series performance at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University.

Wheat gene discovery clears way for non-GMO breeding
September 15, 2014

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Gill-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found “the most famous wheat gene,” a reproductive traffic cop of sorts that can be used to transfer valuable genes from other plants to wheat.

Researchers explain mystery of cereal grain defense
September 15, 2014

By Rebecca Phillips, University Communications science writer

barley_field-130PULLMAN, Wash. – Crop scientists at Washington State University have explained how genes in the barley plant turn on defenses against aging and stressors like drought, heat and disease.

Oct. 15: Author to discuss musical life of Indian school
September 15, 2014

Parkhurst-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Melissa Parkhurst, an ethnomusicologist who teaches classes in world and Native American music at Washington State University, will give a free presentation about her new book, “To Win the Indian Heart: Music at Chemawa Indian School,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, at the Nez Perce National Historical Park in Spalding, Idaho.