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College merger report goes to provost

The six-member faculty committee charged with recommending whether the College of Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts should be merged into a single College of Arts and Sciences sent its report and recommendation to the office of the provost and the president’s office just before Thanksgiving. John Paznokas, chair of the committee, referred all […]

Business plan competition winners awarded

The Washington State University College of Business has announced the winners of its fourth annual WSU Business Plan Competition. The competition, held on the Pullman campus April 13 and 14, included 21 student teams from the Pullman campus and four open, non-student entries from the Palouse region. Hosted by the WSU Center for Entrepreneurial Studies […]

WSU revives outreach program

Instead of bringing students to the university, bring the university to the students. This is the approach Washington State University is taking with its College Knowledge & Career Options for Youth Program scheduled at Tacoma’s Foss High School, April 26. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 10:30 a.m. In addition to […]

Latino Outreach introduces students to college

Richland–About 50 middle and elementary school students will be on the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus Friday, March 23, for the Latino Outreach “I’m Ready for College” program. The WSU Tri-Cities Latino Outreach program educates young students on the importance of getting a college education while making them aware of what it takes to go […]

Former faculty member named president of Albion College

ALBION, Mich. – Albion College on Friday, Feb. 23, announced the appointment of its 15th president, Dr. Donna M. Randall, who is currently the provost at the University of Hartford in Connecticut. Randall is the first woman president in the college’s 172-year history. She succeeds Dr. Peter T. Mitchell, who is retiring in June after […]

Moral reasoning, teaching lacking

Moral reasoning among athletes is at a record low and declining rapidly, according to 18 years of research and statistics gathered by WSU’s Jennifer Beller and University of Idaho’s Sharon Stoll. “When I first heard that (supposition), I thought ‘What does that say about me,’ ” said Beller, who played field hockey and tennis throughout […]

Katrina stirs up flurry of class discussions

Hurricane Katrina cut a wide swath across the Gulf Coast but, if WSU is any indication, the storm is cutting an even wider swath through college classrooms across the country, where Katrina is providing “teachable moments” in discussions ranging from geology to government, from power grids to power structures. Consider nursing, educational policy, construction management […]

Veterinary college names first endowed chair recipient

Subramaniam Srikumaran, a professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named the first ever recipient of an endowed chair in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine.A cellular and molecular immunologist, Srikumaran is also a veterinarian and is originally from Sri Lanka. Since 1985, he has attracted nearly $2 million in research funding, […]

Veterinary College to Host television production

PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host the Outdoor Life Network’s new program, “America’s Horse,” April 28 and 29. Host Dr. Kenton Morgan will be at the college taping three segments for “Your Horse’s Health.” The segments will feature some of the unique medical techniques and equipment used by […]