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WSU ranks high for LGBT student inclusion, safety

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University ranks as one of the best universities in the nation for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students.   Campus Pride, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making colleges and universities safer, more inclusive spaces for LGBT individuals, this week released its annual nationwide list, “Top 25 LGBT Friendly Colleges […]

WSU shares ‘smart home’ technology with the world

  Sensors are in place throughout this smart home.   PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have received a National Science Foundation grant to share their “smart home in a box” technology with 60 institutions and scientists around the world in what will be the largest-ever installation of such home monitoring systems.   The […]

Take Back the Night march draws large crowd

To view photos individually, click the arrows to the right, under the photos.     Photos by Robert Hubner and Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services     PULLMAN – The 27th annual Take Back the Night march drew a sizable crowd Wednesday evening bringing together the Pullman and WSU communities in solidarity against violence.   The march began on […]

Sexual harassment, discrimination prevention training

    PULLMAN – “Eradicating discrimination and sexual harassment and fostering a respectful environment requires an ongoing, demonstrated commitment from all members of the university community,” said WSU President Elson Floyd in an April 2010 statement.   Human Resource Services and the Office for Equal Employment, in response to the president’s statement, have developed  an […]

Family Forest Expo presented in Auburn

  OLYMPIA – The second ever Family Forest Expo will be held on Saturday, Feb. 13, at Green River Community College in Auburn.   Family owners of private forestland in Washington will have the opportunity to learn how to keep their forests safe and healthy.   Some 220,000 families in Washington own more than half […]

WSU is gearing up for a Week Without Violence

PULLMAN – Imagine a lifetime without violence. What would it take to make it real? WSU faculty, staff and students will contemplate answers to these questions as part of the YWCA of WSU Week Without Violence, Oct. 12 through Oct. 16. Suzanne D. Hamada, program coordinator for YWCA of WSU, said if life without violence […]

2007 WSU drinking water report available

  WSU Environmental Health and Safety has issued the 2007 Drinking Water Consumer Confidence Report that summarizes the drinking water quality for the Pullman campus system. The US Environmental Protection Agency requires that large public water systems issue an annual Consumer Confidence Report to the users of the drinking water system.  The annual drinking water quality […]