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Through Oct. 1: Librarian creates banned books display
September 28, 2016


By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lorena O’English’s love of books was, not untypically, nurtured by her parents. They also gave her another gift: no limits on what she could read. So when she was 11, O’English checked out “Green Darkness,” a 1972 novel by Anya Seton, from the Tucson public library.

Nursing student receives library research award
May 25, 2016

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

Sarah-HolmanVANCOUVER, Wash. – Of all infectious diseases that endanger young children’s lives, pneumonia remains the world’s biggest threat. Yet some simple, low-cost measures could go a long way toward reducing the problem.

Through May: Library features wildlife photos by vet student
February 11, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Not much is different about the two side-by-side photographs of fourth-year Washington State University veterinary student Seth Bynum. He’s seated in the back of the same Chevy Tahoe, wearing a short-sleeved shirt, shorts, sandals and long hair, holding up a hand-lettered sign with the words “Montana or Bust.”

WSU Spokane selects new library director
November 17, 2015

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

Jonathan-Potter-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Jonathan Potter is the new director of the library at Washington State University Spokane, replacing Bob Pringle who retired on July 1 after 35 years at WSU.

Through Aug. 20: After-work creativity displayed at library
July 14, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Clock in, clock out, five days a week, eight hours a day (frequently more) is the common work routine. But a Washington State University Libraries’ exhibit looks at the creative lives of library employees after the workday is done.

Ask Dr. Universe: How do I make a diary?
April 21, 2015

Dr-Universe-230PULLMAN, Wash. – Making a diary is like creating your own top-secret book. So, I headed straight for a Washington State University library where there are more than a million books.

Through mid-May: Exhibit features local shelter animals
February 5, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kyla Lakin’s dogs and cats stare out of her paintings with trust, alertness and hope, much as they did in life. The Washington State University student knew them all as temporary residents of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSOP) in Moscow, Idaho, before they became the stars of WSU Animal Health Library’s next “Art in the Library” exhibit.