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Entrepreneur, CEO touts ability to spy opportunity

The CEO of Dreyer’s Grand Ice Cream will present the WSU DeYoung Executive-in-Residence speech at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31, in Smith CUE 203. Hosting the free event is the College of Business and Economics. Renowned in the business world as an entrepreneur, Gary Rogers told the New York Times in 2004 that he values […]

Speech program promotes Native learning

There is a great need for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to serve Native American communities, not just in the Northwest but around the country. In response, Washington State University’s Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences offers a program that encourages Native American students to pursue professional education in these fields. Speech, language and hearing disorders […]

Spokane sponsors special hearing, speech clinics

A variety of specialty speech, voice and audiology clinics will be offered this fall by the University Hearing and Speech Clinic, a joint program of Washington State and Eastern Washington universities. The clinic serves patients ranging from professional voice users, such as singers and teachers, to those with Parkinson’s disease and advanced hearing loss, and […]

Focus on goals not the shortage

Keep your focus on attaining excellence, pursuing strategic goals and working together as a team — that was the core message Tuesday afternoon, when President V. Lane Rawlins gave his annual fall address. The current fiscal situation could create a “destructive internal fight for scarce resources” and deter us from achieving our goals, Rawlins said. […]

Energy, commitment sensed despite financial challenges

Following is a copy of President V.Lane Rawlins “Quarterly Update.” Welcome to the new academic year, and a sincere thanks to faculty and staff who helped our students successfully start this new year. Working together, you are making reality of our goal to offer our students the best undergraduate experience in a research university. Certainly […]

Atomic-level electronics: believing leads to accomplishing

Kerry Hipps and his students are atomic-level electricians. They take detailed pictures of molecules, then measure electron flow at the submolecular level. They are looking “to see how electrons move through different parts of single molecules.” These researchers are exploiting the fact that material properties change significantly at the molecular level, such that new and […]