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Communicators win six awards; director named rising star

By John Sutherland, University Communications

Koeppel-Teresa-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff won six awards and a WSU Foundation communications director was honored as a rising star in the 2014 competition sponsored by District VIII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). » More …

Graduating nursing student makes award-winning video

 

 

SPOKANE – A senior in nursing has won first place in a video contest held by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle to promote the importance of colorectal-cancer screening.

Zach Smith, president of the student nursing association, will receive $2,500. His video “Your Choice” will be featured in a public service announcement on Seattle’s KING-TV and will be incorporated into Fred Hutchinson’s “Get Screened” campaign to raise awareness about colon cancer.

The split-screen video depicts two scenarios; in one, a man gets a reminder letter to get a colonoscopy, undergoes the test and is informed that during the procedure the … » More …

Rearranging furniture exhibit at WSU Tri-Cities


Training Wheels, a still shot of the video by Chris


Ireland.

RICHLAND — “Rearranging Furniture,” an art exhibit featuring photography and video, opens Nov. 6 at WSU Tri-Cities.

The exhibit highlights the work of two artists: Alex Emmons of Ellensburg and Chris Ireland of Pullman. The Nov. 6 opening reception is at 5 p.m., followed by an artist presentation at 6 p.m. 
 

The exhibit runs through Dec. 4 in The Art Center at WSU Tri-Cities, in the Consolidated Information Center, 2770 University Drive, Richland. Admission is free and open to the public. … » More …

Why don’t we do it in our sleeve?

It’s flu and cold season, and to better arm and defend yourself, your staff, students and family, take a look at this humorous video, title “Why don’t we do it in our sleeves?” available at www.coughsafe.com/media.html. It’s about four minutes long and will give you five valuable facts. Then, to create a healthier work and home environment, forward the URL to anyone you know who coughs or sneezes.

WSU Vancouver presents film on situation in Darfur

Washington State University Vancouver will offer a March 23 screening of the Human Rights Watch video “Darfur Destroyed,” with eyewitness commentary and reflections on the situation in the African country.The film and discussion is slated for 7-9 p.m. in the Student Services Building, Room 110. The event is free and open to the public.Guest speakers include Mary Beth Morand, a member of Mercy Corps’ Global Emergency Operations Team, who will discuss the destruction and relief efforts taking place in Darfur; and Kayse Jama, founder and director of the Portland-based Community Language and Culture Bank, and Griffin Jack, former director of Mercy Corps Northwest, will offer … » More …