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Area recycles, cleans – even hunts eggs

PULLMAN –Look no further than WSU staff and faculty working in the Food Science/Human Nutrition Building (FSHN) for Cougar Pride Days spirit.   Their spirited actions during Cougar Pride Days, April 6-12, ranged from inside and outside clean-up, flower purchasing and planting, a lunch with a surprise egg hunt and recycling education.   Barb Smith, […]

Abstracts accepted beginning Dec 8

Abstracts for the 2009 Academic Showcase will be accepted Dec. 8-Jan. 30 ONLINE @ www.showcase.wsu.edu, as WSU looks toward its annual celebration of excellence — Showcase 2009 on Friday, March 27.   The 2008 Academic Showcase featured more than 390 displays highlighting the original research of WSU faculty, staff and students.   Besides honoring the […]

Nominate now for MLK Distinguished Service Award

PULLMAN — The WSU Martin Luther King Jr. Distinguished Award Committee is seeking nominations for the 2009 MLK Distinguished Service Award for staff, students and community individuals or groups. The MLK Distinguished Service Awards will recognize nominees who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions in continuing the work of Martin Luther King and who excel in the […]

Ombudsmen listen to employee problems

In times of tight budgets and hiring freezes, it’s more important than ever for WSU offices to work together.   “In this economic environment, we’re left with what and who we have,” said WSU ombudsman Judy Krueger at the recent monthly meeting of the Administrative Professional Advisory Council. “Offices must work as a team, consider […]

WSU second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge

PULLMAN – WSU came in second in the Pac-10 fitness challenge just short of first place’s Stanford.   Stanford surpassed WSU at 9:20 p.m. Friday night by logging 592,101 weighted minutes (661,566 total minutes). WSU had 564,167 weighted minutes (733,638 total minutes) of activity logged. WSU had most minutes in student participation, but WSU’s faculty […]

WSU news

Sign up for asthma research by Nov. 21 If you have asthma, you could earn up to $300 by participating in an asthma/exercise study for WSU’s Health & Wellness Services and National Aquatic & Sports Medicine Institute. The study, which begins in January, needs 170 people between 18-40 years old with medically diagnosed asthma. Sign […]

Early riser finds balance, earns degree

Chris Wuthrich is busy. He works as associate director of WSU Student Conduct, coaches youth soccer and will graduate with his Ph.D. in higher education administration May 3 in Pullman. How does he do it all? “The secret is that I get up at 4 a.m.” Wuthrich said.   Balancing family, work and outside activities […]