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Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans
April 15, 2014

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

Happy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.

April 24: Student winners join orchestra on ‘The Planets’
April 14, 2014

orchestra-150PULLMAN, Wash. – Three movements from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst and other selections will be performed in a free, public concert by the Washington State University Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Bryan Hall.

April 14-16: Freshmen display, explain their research
April 14, 2014

freshman-research-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Posters and presentations about work done by 480 first-year students will be exhibited Monday-Wednesday, April 14-16, in the CUE second-floor atrium at Washington State University.

May 3: ‘Mo better blues at Beasley Coliseum
April 14, 2014

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

KebMo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Three-time Grammy winner Keb’ Mo’ will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Washington State University’s Beasley Coliseum in support of his first new album in three years, “BLUESAmericana” (Kind of Blue Music). It is set for release on April 22.

Mentally ill get handcuffs, not helping hand
April 14, 2014

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.

Task forces evaluate relationships with urban campuses
April 11, 2014

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – President Elson S. Floyd and Interim Provost Dan Bernardo have approved two task forces to review Washington State University policies and procedures concerning the urban campuses.

WSU appears safe from new Internet threat, Heartbleed
April 11, 2014

heartbleed-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Information Services is alerting the Washington State University community to a new and serious flaw affecting some versions of OpenSSL, a common website encryption software used by approximately two-thirds of the servers on the Internet.

Doctoral student’s leadership qualities earn award
April 10, 2014

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.