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March 28: Celebrate WSU authors at Crimson Reads
March 22, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The published works of Washington State University authors will be recognized at the fourth annual “Crimson Reads: A Celebration of WSU Authors,” at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 28, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.

Jan. 24: Keeping up with (fake) news
January 19, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – How and why people get news, how to keep up with current events and how to think critically about news will be discussed by WSU librarian Lorena O’English at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, in CUE 203 – a free, public presentation of the Washington State University common reading program.

Jan. 5: Live demonstration of new course reserves system
December 15, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Libraries will hold a live demonstration of a new course reserves system, ExLibris Leganto, 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Jan. 5, in Terrell Library 20E. A pilot of the system will be introduced in select courses for spring semester, with a campuswide rollout in the summer.

Exhibit on student protest opens at WSU library
June 28, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

protestersPULLMAN, Wash. – A new exhibit from Washington State University’s Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections reveals the history of student protest on the Pullman campus during the incendiary years of Kent State and Vietnam.

May 5: Faux to receive WSU Libraries’ Excellence Award
May 3, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Cynthia-FauxPULLMAN, Wash. – Cynthia Faux will receive the 2016 Libraries’ Excellence Award during a 2 p.m. reception Thursday, May 5, in the Terrell Library atrium at Washington State University.

Through April 22: Asian fashion part of Mom’s Weekend
April 7, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – In her youth, Lipi Turner-Rahman didn’t want to wear the salwar-kameez her mother, Razia, custom-ordered for her and her sisters. Growing up in England but Bangladeshi by birth, Turner-Rahman wanted to fit in with others and wear blue jeans and a T-shirt instead of the elaborately embroidered trousers, tunic and scarf that make up the national dress of South Asia.

Through April: WSU Libraries celebrate poetry month
April 4, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

National-Poetry-Month-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – For National Poetry Month in April, Washington State University Libraries is sponsoring three weeklong activities to celebrate all forms of poetry.

Text a call number for a WSU Libraries book to your mobile
January 14, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Search-It-logo-200PULLMAN, Wash. – Want a book’s call number sent directly to your mobile phone? Use Washington State University Libraries’ new text-a-call-number service, available through the Search It online search tool.

Cut bats some slack; build them a home for Halloween
October 29, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – No soundtrack to Halloween would be complete without the flapping wings and piercing squeaks of bats. They are the maligned creatures of the night this time of year and also part of the holiday decorating tsunami – as in uber-icky spongey blobs hanging off fishing line on front porches.

Through December: Library showcases wild, wooly photos
October 14, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – A winter-wooly bison, a lonely cheetah and more wildlife photographs by fourth-year veterinary student Kristen Lucibello are on display through December at the Animal Health Library, Wegner Hall 170, Washington State University.