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Sept. 5: Common Reading lecture — HIV, AIDS stigmas persist into digital times 
September 5, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Jeffries, director of Washington State University’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center, will present “Not all video games and the brat pack: AIDS stigma from the 1980s to the digital age” as a common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tues., Sept. 5, in CUE 203. 

Dec. 1: Film highlights early fear of AIDS
November 18, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Dallas-buyers-club80PULLMAN, Wash. – The film “Dallas Buyers Club” will be shown in recognition of World AIDS Day at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. The free, public screening is sponsored by the Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Resource Center (GIESORC).

AIDS Memorial Quilt, HIV Discussions
November 19, 2007

Photo: One block from the AIDS Memorial Quilt. (Photo from

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 the history of AIDS and HIV in the Tri-Cities.

The exhibit and events are in the WSU Tri-Cities West Building Atrium at 2710 University Drive, Richland. The West Building is open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. … » More …

Locals encouraged to select AIDS memorial quilt panels
April 30, 2007

(Photo courtesy of 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 by May 17.CHAT is bringing 160 panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt to WSU in an effort to generate HIV/AIDS awareness and education within the Pullman community. The NAMES Project Foundation first displayed the quilt in 1987, made of 40 panels. Each panel of the quilt stands three feet by nine feet, (the size of a human grave) representing the life of an … » More …

Speaker to discuss int’l sustainable development
March 2, 2006

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 p.m. in Compton Union Building room 212 and will include a question-and-answer session. The event will be hosted by Global Perspectives and is free and open to the public.

Honoring good deeds
September 13, 2004

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 Francisco School of Medicine and chief of medical services at San Francisco General Hospital. When he was recruited away in 1996 by the University of Utah School of Medicine to be a professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, SFGH’s chief resident told The San Francisco Chronicle, “We’ve lost … » More …