James Cook

Regents approve plan for Spokane nursing building

PULLMAN – The Board of Regents approved the schematic design Friday (Jan. 27) for a $34.6 million building to house the Washington State University Intercollegiate College of Nursing on the Riverpoint campus of WSU Spokane.The 80,000-square-foot building will replace the school’s current facilities on Fort George Wright Drive. It will include a nursing practice lab, […]

Hulbert named Cook Endowed Chair at WSU

Scot H. Hulbert, interim head of the department of plant pathology at Kansas State University, will assume duties July 1, 2006, as the next R. James Cook Endowed Chair in Cropping Systems Pathology at Washington State University.“The position is a joint appointment in the departments of crop and soil sciences and plant pathology,” said Daniel […]

Ground broken for Mt. Vernon facilities

The groundbreaking ceremony for the new Washington State University agricultural research center facilities at Mount Vernon was strictly ceremonial, but the symbolism was important to the growers and community members who participated.“This has been a long time coming,” said John Roozen, president of Northwest Agricultural Research Foundation as he prepared to turn a symbolic shovel […]

Cook’s commitment lauded

A special award, the President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service, was bestowed at the April 1 Showcase celebration banquet on R. James Cook, interim dean of the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences. In making the presentation, WSU President V. Lane Rawlins described Cook’s career as “one of superlatives.” Rawlins cited Cook’s authorship […]