Teacher, poet Slonim dies

Ruth Slonim, unofficial poet laureate of WSU, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, in a Moscow care center. She was 87. She joined the WSU faculty in 1947. During her 36-year tenure at WSU, she taught modern poetry and English literature. In 1967, she was the first woman faculty member to be invited to deliver the WSU […]

Balancing marks day-to-day lifestyle for teacher, researcher

Research. Teaching. Service. It’s the trinity of academic life, but nobody said it was easy. Still, Frances K. McSweeney, professor of psychology and the 2004 recipient of the WSU Eminent Faculty Award, the highest honor the university bestows on its faculty, makes it look easy. More than easy, like she enjoys it. “The thing that […]

Native American poet to speak in Pullman

Native American Poet Joy Harjo will speak at Washington State University in Pullman, as part of the “Who Speaks for America” lecture series organized by the Department of Comparative American Cultures (CAC). Harjo’s talk is free and open to the public, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, in the Center for Undergraduate Education, room […]

Focus on students and knowledge of diabetes

By Lorraine Nelson College of Pharmacy R. Keith Campbell is an international leader in the field of diabetes. Having someone of his academic stature at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy for the past 35 years has been beneficial to the university, college and its students. His presence has made it possible for the College […]