PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study in PLOS ONE shows for the first time that epigenetic marks on DNA can be detected in a large number of ancient human remains. This could improve understanding about the effects of famine and disease in the ancient world.
• Michelle McGuire, associate professor/scientist in food science and human nutrition, recently was named one of 12 national spokespersons for the American Society for Nutrition, the world’s pre-eminent nutrition research society.
Photo: Administrative assistant Cheryl Druffel is shown in the lounge area of the new Emeritus Society, located on the third floor of the Owen Science and Engineering Library. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.) The Emeritus Society has a home. This new organization for retired WSU faculty now has a headquarters with lounge […]
Photo: From left to right, Walt Butcher, Paul and Alice Schroeder, Jim Short. An estimated 100 retired faculty live in Pullman and continue their involvement in academic activities, according to Tom Brigham, executive assistant to the president for faculty relations. Brigham recently coordinated a planning meeting (see related article) with the goal of creating an […]
Eighteen retired faculty recently met to discuss and plan the creation of the Emeritus Society at WSU Pullman. “The group strongly supported creating an organization for retired faculty who wish to remain actively involved with the university,” said Tom Brigham, executive assistant to the president for faculty relations. “Seven volunteered to form an organizing committee.” […]
Nearly a quarter century after receiving the first Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Public Service, Thomas M. Maloney has been awarded the first ever WSU Emeritus Society Excellence Award. Maloney, who began at WSU as an undergraduate in the 1950s, went on to head WSU’s Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory during a time of unprecedented […]