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Animal disease professor wins emeritus award

Clive Gay, professor emeritus of veterinary clinical sciences, has been awarded the 2009 WSU Emeritus Society Excellence Award. It is given for outstanding contributions while in retirement to academia, the university, the community and mankind.   A native of New Zealand and on the WSU faculty since 1979, Gay is senior author of “Large Animal […]

Retiring professor will star as featured composer

Charles Argersinger indulges his love and talent for jazz last year, playing with WSU colleagues at Rico’s club in downtown Pullman. (Photo by Robert HUbner, WSU Photo Services) As the founder of the WSU Festival of Contemporary Art Music, Charles Argersinger has worked for the past 20 years to bring the best composers in the […]

Works of five composers featured at Festival

PULLMAN – The music of five current or emeritus music professors at WSU will be performed during the 20th Festival of Contemporary Art Music Feb. 5-7 at WSU’s Pullman campus.   The featured composer this year is Charles Argersinger, the founding director of the festival and a long-time member of the WSU School of Music […]

Emeritus Society welcomes participation

Photo: Administrative assistant Cheryl Druffel is shown in the lounge area of the new Emeritus Society, located on the third floor of the Owen Science and Engineering Library. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.)   The Emeritus Society has a home. This new organization for retired WSU faculty now has a headquarters with lounge […]

Emeritus Society gets organized

Eighteen retired faculty recently met to discuss and plan the creation of the Emeritus Society at WSU Pullman. “The group strongly supported creating an organization for retired faculty who wish to remain actively involved with the university,” said Tom Brigham, executive assistant to the president for faculty relations. “Seven volunteered to form an organizing committee.” […]

WSU Emeritus Society bestows first award

Nearly a quarter century after receiving the first Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Public Service, Thomas M. Maloney has been awarded the first ever WSU Emeritus Society Excellence Award. Maloney, who began at WSU as an undergraduate in the 1950s, went on to head WSU’s Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory during a time of unprecedented […]

WSU Emeritus Society taking form

Photo: From left to right, Walt Butcher, Paul and Alice Schroeder, Jim Short. An estimated 100 retired faculty live in Pullman and continue their involvement in academic activities, according to Tom Brigham, executive assistant to the president for faculty relations. Brigham recently coordinated a planning meeting (see related article) with the goal of creating an […]