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Oct. 23, Nov. 12: Students can explore values, identity

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free program to help undergraduate and graduate students explore values, identity and personal awareness in order to live the life they love will be offered 12:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23, and Thursday, Nov. 12, in Butch’s Den, CUB L60. » More …

Scientist part of call in Nature for diverse conservation values

Nature-comment-220PULLMAN, Wash. – A call for inclusive conservation published in this week’s issue of the journal Nature is signed by 240 leading conservation scientists, including Stephanie Hampton, director of the Center for Environmental Research, Education and Outreach at Washington State University. » More …

Generation gap brings workplace challenges

How many generations are in your workplace?You may have as many as four, ranging from “Veterans” to “Generation Y.” This diversity can account for conflicting values and present challenges for managers.Karen Zucco-Gatlin, employee development training manager for WSU’s Human Resource Services, has long been fascinated by this phenomenon and has developed a class called “Generations in the Workplace.” She defines the four generations as the Veterans (born between 1909-1943); the Baby Boomers (born between 1943-1960); Generation X (born between 1960-1980); and Generation Y (born between 1980-1994.)When doing research on the topic, she notes that you will find slightly differing dates assigned to these generations. Also … » More …

Hutterite family values

In the midst of a society that values cell phones, microwave ovens, high-speed Internet access and video games, there exists a centuries-old communal group that chooses to live apart from the modern age. They are the Hutterites, an Anabaptist group that began in central Europe in the 1500s and whose present-day members number 45,000 and have settled in 400 colonies throughout Washington, Montana and western Canada.Dr. Bron Ingoldsby, a professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, has spent years studying the Hutterites and will present his findings on this religious group and culture on Tuesday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. in … » More …