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March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU
March 21, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.

Sept. 8: Opening reception for WSU student protest exhibit
August 29, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – The familiar return of 20-somethings to Washington State University marks another start to an academic year. But a new historic exhibit on campus is a reminder that WSU during 1969-70 looked very different.

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.

Archives lauded for presenting Japanese experience
June 27, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has become a “key resource” in the U.S. for documenting the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, according to a recent National Park Service publication.

April 12: Author to speak about notorious rare map thief
April 7, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Michael-Blanding-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Rare map dealer E. Forbes Smiley III, who stole more than $3 million worth of antique maps before he was caught in 2005, is the subject of a talk by award-winning investigative reporter Michael Blanding at 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 12, in the Avery Hall Bundy Reading Room at Washington State University. A reception will follow.

April 19: Film fest, partnership based on late professor’s work
April 17, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before filmmaker Humphrey Leynse came to work at Washington State University in 1970, he made the movie of his dreams. The subject was a remote island 180 miles east of the Korean mainland in the Sea of Japan/East Sea: Ulleung-Do.

April 21: Reception opens exhibit on Grand Coulee Dam
April 16, 2015

man-damPULLMAN, Wash. – The experiences of those who lived near and worked on Washington’s Grand Coulee Dam, built in the 1930s-40s, are explored in images, documents and objects in an exhibit at Washington State University April 21-Sept. 2.

Jesus or Judas? WSU Bible fix featured in Folger blog
April 10, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Jesus-versePULLMAN, Wash. – A rare 17th-century Bible at Washington State University is part of a discussion of Bible errors in this week’s blog from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.