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WSU Tri-Cities to become tobacco free beginning Aug. 22
May 17, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

quit-smokingRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will join the other WSU campuses and more than 900 universities nationwide in becoming tobacco free beginning Aug. 22.

Cigarette warning labels may be more effective with imagery
April 7, 2015

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Magnan-RVANCOUVER, Wash. – Young adults are more likely to appreciate the dangers of smoking when warnings are presented in images as well as text, according to a new study by a Washington State University Vancouver psychologist.

Employees can quit smoking, get other help at EAP
September 4, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – With the possibility of a tobacco-free campus as early as summer 2015, employees at Washington State University Pullman may want to make use of smoking cessation treatment available through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Rock Doc: Passive smoke affects kids’ long-term health
May 13, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Years ago I was a light smoker. Back in the day I thought nicotine did good things for my ability to think and learn. I was a serious student at the time, studying intensively seven days a week, so a powerful complement to black coffee was welcome in my life.

Rock Doc column: Get help to kick the habit this year
January 7, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Thirty years ago I was a light smoker. What can I say? I liked the effect nicotine had on my brain.

Register for March 9 retirement seminars
March 4, 2005

Employees participating in the PERS 3 retirement plan have an opportunity to visit with Bill McGrath from the International City/County Management Association Retirement Corporation (ICMA-RC) in Pullman on Wednesday, March 9. All sessions will be held in the Benefit Services meeting room, 230 French Administration Building. Three different sessions are planned: • 9-10 a.m. on retirement distributions• 2-3 p.m. on retirement allocations• 11 a.m.-2 p.m., a “drop-in session” for employees to ask questions or bring in investment statements for review. “This is a great opportunity to update yourself on the workings of your retirement plan,” said Marie Weiss, benefit specialist. If you are within five … » More …