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Commencement ceremonies announced

PULLMAN – More than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to participate in WSU’s 112th spring commencement, Saturday, May 3, at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Three ceremonies will be held. At 8 a.m. graduates in the agricultural, human, and natural resource sciences; engineering and architecture; pharmacy; sciences; and veterinary medicine will receive their degrees.  […]

Ashby receives WSU’s President’s Award

PULLMAN – LeRoy Ashby, the Claudius O. and Mary Johnson Distinguished Professor of History and a Regents professor, received the WSU President’s Award for Lifetime Service Friday, March 28, during the WSU 2008 Showcase banquet. Ashby’s undergraduate classes on 20th century American history have been among the most popular electives on campus for the past […]

Pop culture post 9/11

RICHLAND – The events on Sept. 11, 2001, were expected to have a dramatic effect on the U.S. entertainment industry. “American Pop Culture in a Post 9/11 World” is LeRoy Ashby’s evaluation of those predictions. He will deliver a lecture on the topic – with multi-media examples – at 7:30 p.m. April 25, at Washington […]

From ‘not serious student’ to award-winning professor

His high school guidance counselor told him to forgo college because he just was not serious enough as a student. These many years later, after 33 years at WSU, LeRoy Ashby, Claudius O. and Mary Johnson Distinguished Professor of History, is to be promoted to Regents Professor. “My first reaction was wondering who was going […]