Prison employees experience PTSD on par with Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans, a new study by a WSU College of Nursing researcher found.
By Debbie Brudie, Humanities Planning Group
PULLMAN, Wash. – An interdisciplinary approach to prison reform will be presented by Washington State University professor of politics, philosophy and public affairs Joseph Campbell in a free, public presentation at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, in Goertzen Hall 21.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – An internationally renowned forest ecologist and leader in prison reform will talk about blending science, nature and social justice in a free, public address at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The contributions of juvenile detention, mental illness and addiction to incarceration are explored in the 2014 Frontline public television documentary, “Prison State,” which will show free to the public at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9, in Heald Hall G3 as part of Washington State University’s common reading program.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
CONNELL, Wash. – Education has cultivated Gretchen Graber’s growth as an environmental scientist, so teaching inmates to raise sagebrush to restore habitat for the greater sage-grouse seemed like a natural offshoot.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 30 programs work to provide free books to people incarcerated around the country, improving literacy in prisons and bolstering poorly funded prison libraries. An exhibit opening this week in the Washington State University Terrell Library atrium explores the history and role of these programs.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, WASH. – A person with schizophrenia shouts incoherently in a city playground; a woman in the throes of a psychotic crisis hurls rocks against a door; a young man with autism in the middle of a busy road pushes the police officer who tries to move him to a sidewalk.