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Speaker to discuss int’l sustainable development
March 2, 2006

The regional director for Church World Service will speak at WSU on March 7. The presentation’s goal is to raise awareness about international sustainable development.Lynn Magnuson, who has over 25 years of experience working with ecumenical-interfaith groups, will specifically address global poverty, HIV/AIDS, clean water, fair trade and peace-building.The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in Compton Union Building room 212 and will include a question-and-answer session. The event will be hosted by Global Perspectives and is free and open to the public.

December 16, 2005

•Nancy Magnuson, Eastlick Distinguished Professor, School of Molecular Biosciences, has received the 2005 Samuel H. Smith Leadership Award from the Association for Faculty Women at WSU. The award honors an AFW member whose leadership has advanced the role of women at WSU and/or who has demonstrated leadership in higher education, the community or her profession at the local, state, regional, national and/or international level. Magnuson has achieved international distinction for her research in immunology. She has been active in mentoring and public service. • In recognition of his contributions in Indian engineering and technology, Anjan Bose, dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture, recently … » More …

The Innovators: Series debuts in Seattle
September 16, 2005

Research trailblazers are helping WSU make inroads on the strategic west side of the state. “The Innovators,” designed as a thought-provoking Seattle-area lecture series presented by WSU researchers, begins Friday, Sept. 30, with three presentations on “Biotechnology: Its Promises and Pathways.” The focus of the series is the many benefits offered to the state and its people by the work and vision of WSU research. The aim is to increase understanding among important audiences about WSU’s contributions to research and its progress in addressing compelling issues facing the state and nation.Upcoming luncheon lectures include:• “Understanding Sleep in a 24/7 Society,” about sleep and the performance … » More …