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Dining Services helps students hone management skills
April 18, 2016


By Isabella Nicosia

PULLMAN, WASH. – Students in any area of study can gain supervisory and leadership experience through the semester-long student manager in training (SMIT) program at Washington State University Dining Services.

Starts April 9: Vineyard care through the seasons
March 23, 2016

powdery-mildew-on-grapesBOW, Wash. – Three seasonal workshops about vineyard care will be 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 9, July 16 and Sept. 17 at the Allen Fire Station, 9061 Avon Allen Rd., in Bow. Each lecture and discussion will be followed by hand’s-on practice at a nearby vineyard guided by viticulturist Gary Moulton.

March 12-April 30: Program helps landowners manage forests
March 5, 2015

forest-250COLVILLE, Wash. – Landowners in eastern Washington can gain management skills to keep forests thriving at the hands-on Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course to be held 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, March 12-April 30, at the Stevens County Extension Office, Suite D, 986 S. Main St., Colville.

Programs benefit as health management joins nursing
March 3, 2015

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

nursingSPOKANE, Wash. – Enhanced graduate education and collaboration in nursing and health management will result now that the Department of Health Policy & Administration (HPA) at Washington State University is part of the WSU College of Nursing.

March 14: Workshops explore west side wine grape growing
February 24, 2015

vineyard-careEVERETT, Wash. – Hands-on workshops about establishment and seasonal management of vineyards in western Washington will be offered in spring, summer and fall in and near Bow, Wash., by Washington State University Snohomish County Extension.

March 26: Reception, lecture by emeritus award winner
January 29, 2014

Whittlesey-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The free, public Legacy of Excellence Reception – including a lecture by 2014 WSU Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award winner Norman K. Whittlesey – will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in Todd Hall 276.

Engineering prof receives lifetime achievement award
August 21, 2013

Holt receives award

Holt, left, receives award in Germany.

PULLMAN, Wash. – James R. Holt, professor of engineering and technology management at Washington State University, received the lifetime achievement award at the 2013 TOCICO International Conference in Bad Nauheim, Germany.

The award goes to individuals who have a long career in demonstrating the usefulness of theory of constraints (TOC) tools and have made a significant contribution to the TOC community. TOC solves problems within a company by identifying constraints in management or operations that need to change in order to improve overall performance.

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Business, finance vp post not for faint hearted
September 29, 2010




Profile of Roger D. Patterson

WSU’s new administrative structure

WSU Today

– Three VP positions eliminated: Reorganization aims at economies of scale

About the
Office of Business and Finance

Service areas
under the Office of Business and Finance

University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

PULLMAN – Ongoing budget cuts, mergers and staffing reductions. Taking over the leadership of the university’s Office of Business and Finance in 2010 is not for the faint … » More …

People don’t really like unselfish colleagues
August 19, 2010

PULLMAN – You know those goody two-shoes who volunteer for every task and thanklessly take on the annoying details nobody else wants to deal with? That’s right: Other people really can’t stand them.

Four separate studies led by a WSU social psychologist have found that unselfish workers who are the first to throw their hat in the ring are also among those that coworkers most want to, in effect, vote off the island.


“It’s not hard to find examples, but we were the first to show this happens and to have explanations why,” said Craig Parks, lead … » More …