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Addressing social justice through art
June 15, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.

$1.4 million shared grant eyes violence, workplace
November 1, 2002

The effect of domestic violence on the workplace has been associated with significant human and organizational costs. The Bureau of National Affairs (1990) estimated that domestic violence costs American business $3 – 5 billion annually due to absenteeism, medical bills, employee turnover and lost productivity. And violence that originates at home and then spreads to workplace locations has been documented more and more in the past couple of decades.A partnership between WSU Spokane and community institutions has been awarded a three-year, $1.4 million National Institutes of Health grant to develop programs to address this social phenomenon. WSU Spokane researchers will serve as the project leaders … » More …