WSU Mock Trial Team prepares for National Championships

Pullman – Washington State University’s Mock Trial Team, under the leadership of Mitch Pickerill, associate professor of political science, has once again won a spot at national competition. The tournament will be held in St. Paul, Minn., hosted by Hamline University, March 16-18. “It’s astounding,” said Pickerill. “We are still a fairly new program by […]

National poll finds broad support for access

Americans strongly support open government and the press’ ability to access public records, and that support seems to be increasing, according to a national poll completed March 4 by researchers at WSU’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication.Some eight in 10 Americans agree democracy requires government to operate openly, according to the telephone survey of […]

Mock Trial Team wins regional awards, prepares for nationals

WSU’s Mock Trial Team has won an invitation to compete at the American Mock Trial Association’s national tournament, placing WSU’s law program alongside universities with national law reputations for the first time ever.The 2006 tournament will be hosted by Stetson Law School in St. Petersburg, Fla., March 10-12.WSU took two teams to the Portland Regional […]

National study sizes up faculty

A national survey of faculty members done every four years by the U.S. Education Department recently revealed that, as of fall 2003: • 56 percent of faculty and instructional staff members were employed full time and 44 percent were employed part time. At WSU, 87 percent of faculty and instructional staff were full time, and […]

WSU to coordinate rural entrepreneurship study in U.S.

PULLMAN — WSU Professor James Zuiches will help coordinate the myriad of rural development efforts underway across the United States into a single, nationwide coalition for rural entrepreneurship, which in turn should spur economic growth and create jobs.Working with counterparts in the Regional Rural Development Centers and the USDA, Zuiches has been awarded a $150,000 grant […]

Group urges nation to “get real” about disorders

The 18th annual National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, the nation’s largest eating disorder outreach effort, is set for Feb. 27 through March 5 on the Washington State University campus.The “Get Real” campaign is part of NEDA’s effort to provide the public with a look at the dangerous consequences of eating disorders. The campaign aims to […]

WSU Spokane hires nat’l recognized faculty

New faculty joining Washington State University Spokane this fall bring nationally and internationally recognized expertise in a number of fields to expand the campus#s academic and research programs. Bassem Bejjani, MD, joins WSU Spokane#s Health Research and Education Center and the WSU basic medical sciences program as a research professor. He has also been named […]