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Pharmacy professor appointed to federal drug committee
October 15, 2014

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Baker-by-Lori-Maricle-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Danial Baker, a WSU pharmacy professor, has been appointed to a four-year term as one of 11 voting members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Arthritis Advisory Committee.

WSU professor elected fellow of American Phytopathological Society
February 22, 2010

 

PULLMAN – WSU professor of plant pathology Tim Murray has been elected a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society (APS). The honor is given to an APS member in recognition of distinguished contributions to plant pathology or to the APS.

 

“I really look at this as a group award for all of the people – students, postdocs, technicians and visiting scientists – who have come through the lab and contributed to my program,” Murray said. “When I look at the list of past recipients, those are the leaders of the field, and to join that group of … » More …

Endowed turfgrass professorship comes to WSU
November 30, 2009

PULLMAN — With an eye on the importance of research to its future, the Washington Turfgrass Seed Commission will fund the endowed professor position in turfgrass management at WSU.

 

WSU received a gift of nearly $300,000 from the commission to establish the turfgrass professorship. The gift gives WSU the opportunity to hire someone to focus on research in the turfgrass industry.

 

“Once fully funded the endowment will provide research and operating support for a faculty position in turfgrass management in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at WSU,” said Rich Koenig, department chair of crop and soil sciences. “The endowed professor will … » More …

Callison lecture brings renowned architect to WSU
April 2, 2009

PULLMAN — William Morrish, the Elwood R. Quesada Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban and Environmental Planning, at the School of Architecture, University of Virginia., will lecture at WSU on Friday, April 17 on the idea of infrastructure as a cultural ecology.

 

His lecture, “Into Sight, Into Mind. The Design of Civilizing Terrain,” will be held in the Communication Addition (CADD) auditorium at 6 p.m. following two days of student lectures on the WSU campus.

 

A licensed architect, urban designer and educator, Morrish was hailed by New York Times architecture critic, Herbert Muschamp as the most valuable thinker in urbanism today. This … » More …

Works of five composers featured at Festival
January 27, 2009

PULLMAN – The music of five current or emeritus music professors at WSU will be performed during the 20th Festival of Contemporary Art Music Feb. 5-7 at WSU’s Pullman campus.

 

The featured composer this year is Charles Argersinger, the founding director of the festival and a long-time member of the WSU School of Music faculty. His music will be performed during the Guest Composer Concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at Bryan Hall Theatre.

 

Works by Ryan Hare, H. James Schoepflin, Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn and Gregory Yasinitsky will be performed at the festival’s Faculty Composers Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, in … » More …

WSU Professor talks “Smart Grid” on NSF Panel
April 9, 2008

PULLMAN – Anjan Bose, Regents Professor of electrical engineering and computer science will take part in a NSF and Popular Mechanics sponsored webcast conference on Thursday, April 10 addressing the challenges and solutions driving the future of infrastructure in the United States.

 

Moderated by Popular Mechanics editors and webcast by NSF, Bridges to the Future will bring together leading experts on the power grid, water resources and the built environment for three, hour-long panel discussions beginning at 9:30 a.m. PST. The sessions are all call-in programs, with conversation driven by the questions … » More …

Four faculty promoted to regents
March 19, 2008

Four WSU faculty members have been promoted to the standing of Regents professor. This promotion honors the highest level of international distinction in the discipline that raises university standards through teaching, scholarship and public service. Here are the recipients:

Michael D. Griswold, dean of the College of Sciences and professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, joined the WSU faculty in 1976.
He is recognized as one of the leading authorities in the study of male reproductive biology. He received a MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health and has … » More …

Four faculty named Regents professors
March 4, 2008

PULLMAN, Wash.– Four WSU faculty members have been promoted to the standing of Regents professor. This promotion honors the highest level of international distinction in the discipline that raises university standards through teaching, scholarship and public service.

Michael D. Griswold, Norman G. Lewis, B.W. Poovaiah and Gregory W. Yasinitsky will be honored March 28 during the Celebrating Excellence recognition banquet, part of WSU’s “World Class. Face to Face. Showcase” festivities to honor the achievements of faculty and staff across the university.

Griswold, dean of the College of Sciences and professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, is recognized as one of the leading authorities … » More …

Early primaries would boost states’ impact
February 7, 2008

PULLMAN – As they prepare to caucus this weekend in the shadow of Super Tuesday’s much-publicized presidential primary, a new study by a WSU professor and political scientist suggests Washington’s voters could likely have boosted their impact on the race for the White House had they instead participated in an earlier primary process.

Conducted by WSU Assistant Professor Travis Ridout and his colleague Brandon Rottinghouse of the University of Houston, the study a look at how states use “front-loading” and regional primaries in an effort to increase their influence in the presidential nomination process.

Front-loading is the phenomenon of states moving their primary or … » More …

WSU Scientist one of Top 50 researchers
January 18, 2008

PULLMAN – WSU reproductive biologist Patricia A. Hunt has been named one of the top 50 researchers of 2007 by Scientific American for her work showing a potential threat to human health posed by bisphenol A (BPA), a component of the polycarbonate plastics used to make food and beverage containers.

“There’s been so much good work in this area in the past year that to be singled out is really an honor,” said Hunt after learning of her selection.

The “SciAm 50” list, as it is called, includes companies and research institutes as well as individual scientists. It was announced in the popular … » More …