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Ancient glass-glued walls studied for nuke waste solutions
April 25, 2016

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Blass-sample-from-Broborg-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The modern challenge of nuclear waste storage and disposal has researchers at Washington State University looking back at ancient materials from around the world.

Glass art on display at WSU Visitor Center
March 5, 2014

By Amberly Boone, WSU Visitor Center 

PULLMAN, Wash. – Glass by Dale Chihuly, Lino Taglipietra and other Northwest and international artists is on exhibit at the Brelsford Washington State University Visitor Center, 150 E. Spring St., downtown Pullman.

CAHNRS, extension employees honored
April 7, 2009


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PULLMAN – Faculty and staff of WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences and WSU Extension were honored Saturday, April 4, at the 50th annual CAHNRS’ awards banquet

Derek McLean, assistant professor of animal sciences, assistant animal scientist and associate director of the Center for Reproductive Biology, received the R.M. Wade Foundation Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. McLean emphasizes critical thinking and experiential learning in the classroom. His laboratory activities expose students to state of the art technologies as they answer important questions.

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Dale Chihuly blankets on display at Museum of Art
September 15, 2008

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU will exhibit “Wrapped in Tradition: The Chihuly Collection of Native American Trade Blankets,” Oct. 3 – Dec. 19.

 

“Wrapped in Tradition” includes 80 vintage Native American trade blankets from the personal collection of the master of glass, Dale Chihuly. Also on view will be numerous pieces of original art from Chihuly’s Blanket Cylinder series, which vividly invokes the blankets’ unique texture, patterns and colors. A third component of the exhibition showcases vintage examples of Native American baskets from WSU’s Museum of Anthropology. The resulting display conveys a rich cross-cultural dialogue between an innovative contemporary artist, commercial … » More …

Northwest glass works shine at new exhibit
February 18, 2005

As part of a series focusing on the works of Pacific Northwest artists, the Washington State University Museum of Art will present the exhibit “Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora Mace” from Feb. 22-April 3. An opening reception and lecture by the artists will begin at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 21, in the museum’s gallery and Fine Arts Center auditorium. Kirkpatrick and Mace are best known for large-scale still life arrangements of realistic glass fruit and vegetables, as well as wood and glass figurative sculptures. The pair began collaborating in 1979 after meeting at the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, Wash. There, they studied under Dale Chihuly, … » More …