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Feb. 23-24: Protecting world treasures from war
February 9, 2016

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Joris-Kila-in-MaliPULLMAN, Wash. – A world leader in rescuing precious objects of cultural heritage from the ravages of war will present two free, public addresses at Washington State University Feb. 23-24.

4-H volunteers feel impact, offer help after Oso mudslide
April 30, 2014

By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension

Lilianna with horstOSO, Wash. – For 4-H volunteers like Debbie Foster, helping in a crisis is second nature. When 150 cattle needed to be moved because of flooding from the Oso mudslide, she showed up with her trailer to get the job done.

Dog noses deployed at Oso, oceans, airports
April 21, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News 

dog-80PULLMAN, Wash. – With all the heavy machinery and detection instruments being used to comb through debris at the Oso, Wash., landslide zone, there’s a small wet object getting heavy usage that deserves a closer look.

‘Week of Remembrance’ focuses on rescuers
February 20, 2008

PULLMAN – The 2008 Week of Remembrance at WSU March 2-5 will examine the motivations and character of those who risk life and limb to save others in peril, focusing on those who experienced the Holocaust of World War II.

The four-day program, “Rescue and Rescuers in the Holocaust,” will feature films, discussions, presentations by a scholar and a survivor, and a musical performance by WSU faculty member Sheila Converse.

Co-directors of this year’s event are Rachel Halverson, associate professor of German, and Ray Sun, professor and co-chair, Dept. of History. Both teach in the WSU Honors College.

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