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Magnuson to be honored with lifetime service award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy Magnuson, emeritus professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, will receive the Lane V. Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service during the annual Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence. » More …

Helen Thomas, Bob Schieffer to accept Murrow awards


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PULLMAN – Former White House Bureau Chief Helen Thomas and CBS News’ Chief Washington correspondent Bob Schieffer will accept the Edward R. Murrow Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism and in Broadcast Journalism, respectively, at WSU at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.

“Helen Thomas and Bob Schieffer are two veteran political journalists that represent the best of the Murrow legacy: exceptional achievement in communication and a responsible, ethical, productive career,” said Erica Austin, dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at WSU. “We are honored that both accepted … » More …

WSU to honor “Frontline” program, producers

PULLMAN  – Three Edward R. Murrow Awards will be given by Washington State University this year to recognize communication excellence.The 2007 awards honoring “distinguished achievement displaying journalistic integrity and courage” will be given to the PBS news program “Frontline” and to “Frontline” producers David Fanning and Michael Sullivan. The award ceremony will take place at the Murrow Symposium, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.“‘Frontline’ has been steadfast for more than two decades,” said Erica Weintraub Austin, interim director of the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication. “It is very meaningful to our school and our graduates to recognize the communication … » More …

English professor receives international lifetime award

PULLMAN — Virginia Crosswhite Hyde, a longtime faculty member in the Department of English at Washington State University, received an international literary award June 30 at the 10th International D. H. Lawrence Conference, held in Santa Fe, N.M.   Hyde received the Harry T. Moore Award for “Lifetime Achievement,” named for the leading Lawrence scholar in the United States during the decades following Lawrence’s 1930 death. She is one of 15 international scholars who have received the Harry T. Moore Award.Hyde, who received a doctorate from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, as national Sparks and Gibbs Fellow of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, is retiring this year … » More …