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Work and memories tie them to WSU
October 11, 2007

WSU is one of many stops in the careers of some employees. For others, this university and small-town Pullman will forever be home. Such is the case for a handful of faculty members who have followed in the footsteps of their parents, who also were on the faculty at WSU.

“As a kid, you can’t get away with anything in a small town,” remembers Alan McCurdy, professor and scientist with food science and human nutrition. “The whole faculty would know within three hours if someone was in trouble.”

McCurdy came to Pullman in 1946 … » More …

Parent’s guide eases access to information
April 28, 2006

University Relations has created a new webpage to help WSU parents navigate through the WSU website more easily.“We were finding at times it was hard for parents to get exactly where they wanted to go,” said Barbara Petura, associate vice president of University Relations.The guide, located at, provides parents with a compiled list of links to a variety of parent-related information. The site features an A-to-Z index, search engines, financial information, student-services links, and information on the Pullman community and WSU parent events.Petura encourages staff and faculty to be aware of the new page, so they can refer parents there and better answer … » More …