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April 16: White House media, shocking election ad discussed
April 13, 2015

white-housePULLMAN, Wash. – The roles, responsibilities and challenges of speaking on behalf of the U.S. president will be discussed by Scott McClellan, former White House press secretary for George W. Bush, at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in CUE 203.

WSU Press releases new Lewis and Clark book
January 21, 2005

What is a cataplasm, and what do you do with one?Would you be insulted if someone called you argillaceous?What does it mean when a canoe flacks?These are all words that were familiar to Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, and were penned by expedition members in their notes, but are less commonly used and understood today.As the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition draws near, Washington State University Press is pleased to announce a new title that will serve as one of the few lexical resources available for the Corps of Discovery journals: “Lewis and Clark: Lexicon of Discovery,” by Alan H. Hartley.“The journals are … » More …

National University Press director to visit WSU campus
August 31, 2004

PULLMAN, Wash. — Peter Givler, executive director of the Association of American University Presses will visit the campus of Washington State University on Sept. 1 to learn more about WSU Press and discuss current trends and issues in academic and university publishing.An articulate spokesman for the importance of university presses in supporting scholarly publication, Givler has been widely quoted in recent months in news accounts concerning the threat posed to university-owned presses by declines in academic funding. The financial challenges facing university publishers gained media attention earlier this year with the announcement of the closure of university press services at the University of Idaho and … » More …