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Preparations madefor daylong celebration

Photo: Presenters and visitors fill Bohler gym at last year’s Academic Showcase. (Photos by WSU Photo Services).   Join friends and colleagues Friday, March 28, for Showcase 2008, Washington State University’s daylong celebration of faculty and staff achievement.   WSU has approved the use of two hours of work time for all university employees to […]

Golden eagle rehabilitated, returned to the skies

DEARY, Idaho – An injured golden eagle was successfully returned to the wild March 22 near Deary, Idaho. The bird was discovered unable to fly near Okanogan, Wash., several months ago and was referred to the raptor rehabilitation team at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Wing fractures of unknown origin prevented the bird […]

Endangered rabbits released

Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits are fighting their way back from the endangered list with the help of Washington State University research associate Becky Elias, who released 20 of the little critters into their natural habitat on March 13. Elias, who works in for WSU’s natural resource sciences department, shows one of the pygmy rabbits (photo). The […]

Veterinary college releases peregrine falcon near Lewiston

LEWISTON — A peregrine falcon, nursed to health by the College of Veterinary Medicine, was released into the wild this week at Tammany Alternative High School near Lewiston. WSU veterinarians chose the site because of a better food supply this time of year and because of its proximity to the bird’s original flyway.Joining in the release were […]

WFSE agreement reached, decertification votes go forward

The Washington Federation of State Employees and Washington State University reached a settlement of the union’s unfair labor practice complaint late Wednesday evening, Sept. 28. WFSE’s ULP complaint had alleged that WSU management interfered in last September’s union contract ratification vote. Under the agreement, the union withdraws its ULP complaint, which allows two pending decertification elections […]