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Dec. 7: WSU Press Holiday Book Fair
December 7, 2017

Holiday Book Fair bannerPULLMAN, Wash. – WSU Press is hosting their twenty-sixth annual holiday book fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Thursday, Dec. 7, in the Terrell Library Atrium.

Oct. 15: Deadline to nominate next common reading book
September 1, 2015

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations of books about leadership and social justice will be accepted through Oct. 15 for the 2016-17 common reading used by students in first-year classes at Washington State University.

Ask Dr. Universe: How do I make a diary?
April 21, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Making a diary is like creating your own top-secret book. So, I headed straight for a Washington State University library where there are more than a million books.

April 3: Crimson Reads celebrates faculty-authored books
April 1, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

BondTrevor-03-2011-80pPULLMAN, Wash. – A faculty author’s road to publication may only be fully appreciated by the librarians who, whether offering information or an ear, walk the same road to bring that book to light. Trevor Bond, head of Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections at Washington State University, followed one faculty member’s progress for eight years.

Kids invited to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday
February 19, 2008

Cat in the Hat and Butch T. Cougar will make special appearances at “Family Night Out,” a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.  The event will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at WSU’s Cleveland Hall.

Open to children ages 3 to 10, the party will be hosted by the Student Washington Education Association Educator’s Club. It will feature a buy-one, get-one-free Scholastic book fair. 

The children will be able to eat birthday cake, read books, make Cat in the Hat hats and play a Dr. Seuss-themed game. … » More …

WSU creamery fundraises for education
September 11, 2007

PULLMAN – The WSU creamery is joining a national fundraising effort to create awareness about the education crisis in the lower socioeconomic levels in the U.S.

 

Jumpstart, a nonprofit organization focused on intervening early in the lives of at-risk children, has created a campaign to help raise public awareness about the early education gap that exists between income levels. The goal of the organization is to raise money to fund early education programs for underserved children.

 

 

The Read for the Record campaign raises funds to support the organization’s programs.  The WSU … » More …

Holiday Book fair Dec. 7 at Lewis Alumni Centre
December 1, 2006

WSU Press will host its 15th annual Holiday Book Fair 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, at a new location — the Lewis Alumni Centre. The fair is the only time that every WSU Press book is available to the local community at discounts of 20-50 percent. New titles will be 30 percent off the list price. There will be drawings for free books, along with complimentary refreshments, gift cards, postcards and bookmarks.  WSU Press publishes scholarly books with a cultural or historical relationship to the Pacific Northwest. For more information about the book fair, contact the WSU Press at 335-3518.

Public celebration of “Light Reading” artwork
September 19, 2006

SPOKANE—Washington State University Spokane and the Washington State Arts Commission (WSAC) will be celebrating the newest addition to the State Art Collection on the Riverpoint Campus on September 25. The public ceremony, featuring the artist—Peter Reiquam—is slated for 5 p.m. at the Academic Center, 600 North Riverpoint Boulevard.”Light Reading” by Reiquam is a lighthearted piece that makes reference to the Riverpoint Library and Academic Center near which it sits. It is an outdoor, open-air reading room for conversation, reflection or contemplation. Sitting atop a textured concrete slab, the artwork features a pair of over-size solid granite armchairs, a fabricated bronze coffee table and two bronze … » More …

Faculty asks colleagues to support two Bookies
August 20, 2004

As the academic year opens at WSU, two new options for faculty, staff and students who need to buy books are making their debuts, too.The student-owned Bookie has spun off a satellite store — Bookie, Too! — in the Stadium Way Retail Center at the northwest edge of campus. It offers the same merchandise as the central-campus Bookie, but provides more parking and expanded shopping hours. Crimson and Gray, owned by the Nebraska Book Company, has opened in southeast Pullman in the Wheatland Mall on Bishop Boulevard. It was started by former Bookie managers who left last spring after the Students Book Corporation board contracted … » More …

Two WSU Press books selected as best of the best
July 6, 2004

Washington State University Press books Captured Honor: POW Survival in the Philippines and Japan and The Oil Prince have been selected as two of only 29 Best of the Best of the University Presses: Books You Should Know About. The awards were presented by the Public Library Association and American Association of School Libraries members on June 26 at the American Library Association Conference. To be selected, titles were submitted to an intense review by the 2003-2004 University Press Books Committee, which consists of librarians with expertise in various fields including art, literature, history, reference, and memoirs. Each evaluated tomes in his or her specialty area. Captured … » More …