Hazard mitigation planning project to be discussed

If WSU wants to remain eligible for some federal homeland security funding, it must complete a hazard mitigation planning project. The project will begin March 27 with a request for information from each WSU operating location statewide. Extension Engaged will feature a broadcast discussion of the project before a live audience 10-11 a.m. Friday, March […]

Will your department be ready in an emergency?

“That which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger.” — Friedrich Nietzsche, “Twilight of the Idols.” Chris Tapfer, emergency management coordinator for WSU’s Office of Business Affairs and associate director of University Recreation, believes this quotation to be true. He remembers how the eruption of Mount St. Helens shut down the university in May 1980. “It […]