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Enterprise Systems migrating applications from mainframe to Cloud

By Jacqueline Southwick, Information Technology Services

palouse cloudsPULLMAN, Wash. – For more than three decades, WSU’s IBM mainframe — a highly secure and reliable platform for large-scale online and batch transaction processing — has effectively managed WSU’s business applications. » More …

New age for Panama closure challenges long-held theories

panama-mapPULLMAN, Wash. – The Panama Isthmus is so strategic that more than 100 years ago global powers France and the United States took on the monumental task of constructing the Panama Canal. They sought to shorten transit times between Asia, Europe and the Americas by re-joining the Pacific and Caribbean seas. If you want to rule the world, Panama is crucial. » More …

WSU geneticist helps solve mystery of Arctic peoples

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

omar cornejoPULLMAN, Wash. – With help from a Washington State University population geneticist, Danish researchers have concluded that North America and the Arctic were settled in at least three pulses of migration from Siberia. First came the ancestors of today’s Native Americans, then Paleo-Eskimos – the first to settle in the Arctic – followed by the ancestors of today’s Inuit. » More …

Rock Doc: An ancient American woman buried by the sea

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – I need a cap on my front tooth redone – it has a significant chip. Luckily I live at a time when dentists are in every city and town, plying their trade in ways that can help us each day. » More …

18th Annual International Film and Lecture Series

The 2009 International Film and Lecture Series, “Migration and Related Issues” will begin Jan. 20.

 

It is sponsored by the Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures and the Film Studies Program. The schedule is as follows:

January 20- Gegen die Wand / Head-On  (Fatih Akin, Germany, 2004). Presented by Rachel Halverson. In German and Turkish with English subtitles.118 Minutes

January 27- La Haine/ Hate  (Mathieu Kassovitz, France, 1995). Presented by Sabine Davis. In French with English subtitles. 95 min.

February 3- Lilya 4-Ever  (Lukas Moodysson, Sweden/ Denmark, 2002). Presented by Birgitta Ingemanson. In Russian and Swedish with English subtitles. 109 min.

February 10-  … » More …