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WSU implementa un sitio web en español—jamás estamos perdidos en la traducción

Por Linda Weiford, WSU News

Gigante minorista Amazon recientemente lanzó un sitio web en español. Mientras tanto, la canción pop latino “Despacito” hizo historia por ser la canción más transmitida de todos los tiempos. Dos ejemplos de la escalada de la visibilidad del español en el siglo ventiuno. » More …

WSU launches Spanish language website — lost in translation no more

By Linda Weiford, WSU News        

PULLMAN, Wash. – Retail giant Amazon recently launched a Spanish language website. Meanwhile, the Latino pop song “Despacito” made history for being the most streamed track of all time. Two examples of the escalating visibility of Español in the 21st century. » More …

Track annual review, other work on Faculty Senate website

PULLMAN, Wash. – With proposed changes to the annual review process in the works, there is renewed interest recently in the work of the Washington State University Faculty Senate. Much information can be found on its website at http://facsen.wsu.edu/. » More …

New online decision tools aid wheat, barley growers

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Wheat barley website 80PULLMAN, Wash. – Unsure of what wheat variety to plant this year? There’s a tool for that. Need help measuring the nitrogen levels in your field, before or after harvest? There’s a tool for that too, thanks to Washington State University. » More …

WSU Today, WSU Spokane nab four awards

 

WSU Today and WSU Spokane have received four awards from the Spokane Regional Marcom Association, an organization of communication, public relations and marketing professionals from throughout the Inland Northwest.

 

WSU Today received an award of excellence in the “newspaper” category for WSU Today (the university’s formerly printed newspaper that ceased print on Feb. 6, 2009), and the award of excellence in the “internal intranet sites” category for WSU Today online.

The WSU Today staff includes Robert Frank, director of internal communications and editor; Cynthia King, associate editor; Becky Phillips, science and feature writer/photographer; Dain White, … » More …

Formal Launch of eXtension Feb 21

PULMAN – eXtension, a national web resource that brings the knowledge and resources of the nation’s land-grant universities to one site, will be formally launched Feb 21 as part of the 2008 Agricultural Outlook Forum in Washington, D.C.

Secretary of Agriculture Ed Shafer is scheduled to “cut the ribbon” during a ceremony, scheduled for noon Pacific Standard Time. The launch ceremony can be watched via videostream in 409 Hulbert Hall. Until it runs out, pizza will be provided. 

eXtension provides space where content providers from across the nation’s Extension system can join together to produce new information and educational resources on a wide range … » More …

Making GeoMonkey business

GeoMonkey is a class project that has come alive as a map-sharing resource (ONLINE @ www.geomonkey.com).

Orest Pilskalns, assistant professor of computer science at WSU Vancouver, first envisioned GeoMonkey.

“My idea was to create a simple way for users to store and share maps,” he explained. “Then hiking enthusiasts, travel agents, runners, event planners or anyone could share comments and directions to destinations or routes.

“During spring semester 2006, I offered this idea to my CS420 course for undergraduate seniors in computer science.  Together we refined it and brought it to life. GeoMonkey was … » More …