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Yakima Valley students eye health care careers

    PULLMAN – About 20 Yakima Valley high school students will interact with health care educators and professionals July 19-22 in the sixth annual “Connecting Youth with Health Careers” program on the WSU Pullman campus. The camp at WSU takes place during the last week of a four-week program and it is organized by the Yakima Valley […]

Lecture examines music, race and gender

Pullman – “The Racial and Gendered Life of an American Song: Irving Berlin’s ‘Heat Wave’ on Film and Stage” is the topic of a lecture to be given March 23 by Caryl Flinn, professor of women’s studies and media arts at the University of Arizona. Flinn’s lecture can be heard at 11:10 a.m. in room […]

GRACe symposium focuses on gender

The second annual Gendering Research Across the Campuses (GRACe) symposium will be held all day Saturday, Oct.15, in the Multimedia Classroom Building at WSU Vancouver. GRACe is comprised largely of female faculty members at WSU. The group provides a framework for discussion of scholarly work on gender and plans collaborative research and teaching activities that […]

10-year gender/politics study results released

PULLMAN — Members of the Research Network on Gender, Politics and the State are scheduled to present findings of a decade-long research project at the upcoming semiannual conference of the Institute of Women’s Policy Research June 19-20 in Washington, D.C.Amy Mazur, professor of political science at Washington State University, will direct the miniconference, entitled “Government […]

Black Women’s Caucus hosts annual conference

The Black Women’s Caucus of Washington State University will host its annual African-American Women’s Conference Feb. 26, featuring workshops and seminars on issues of gender and race.Guest speakers and facilitators for the events include Eunice Johnson, Mary Grimes and the Rev. Carmen Woods. Conference registration is $10; the deadline to register is Feb. 17. The […]

McHale enjoys success in sciences and on stage

When Jeanne McHale tells people what she does for work, they are sometimes surprised. Her warm, outgoing demeanor is not what they expect from a chemistry professor. They say, “You don’t look like a chemistry professor,” she said. Or they say something like, “I hated chemistry.” McHale is not quite sure what a chemistry professor […]