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AIDS Memorial Quilt, HIV Discussions

Photo: One block from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. (Photo from aidsquilt.org). RICHLAND — Seven blocks from the national AIDS Memorial Quilt will be on display Monday, Nov. 26, through Saturday, Dec. 1, at Washington State University Tri-Cities. The exhibit features a special awareness event each day, ranging from free HIV testing to a discussion on […]

Locals encouraged to select AIDS memorial quilt panels

(Photo courtesy of Aidsquilt.org.) The Cougar Health Awareness Team (CHAT) invites community members to submit requests for specific AIDS Memorial Quilt panels to be included in the December Washington State University display. Panel requests to memorialize individuals can be submitted at www.hws.wsu.edu by May 17. CHAT is bringing 160 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt […]

Speaker to discuss int’l sustainable development

The regional director for Church World Service will speak at WSU on March 7. The presentation’s goal is to raise awareness about international sustainable development.Lynn Magnuson, who has over 25 years of experience working with ecumenical-interfaith groups, will specifically address global poverty, HIV/AIDS, clean water, fair trade and peace-building.The presentation will take place at 7 […]

Honoring good deeds

Dr. Merle A. Sande, one of the country’s foremost authority on infectious disease and AIDS, received a Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award Sept. 11 at a private reception prior to the WSU-Colorado football game in Seattle’s Qwest Stadium.He spent 16 years as professor and vice chair of internal medicine at the University of California-San […]