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Nov. 30: Ecologist touts power of nature in prison reform
November 10, 2015

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Nadkarni-webPULLMAN, Wash. – An internationally renowned forest ecologist and leader in prison reform will talk about blending science, nature and social justice in a free, public address at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

WSU evaluates a new apple from Stemilt
February 23, 2009

The next time you are in your neighborhood grocery store you many want to look for a new apple with the sporty name Piñata.

 

Stemilt Customer Development Specialist

Travis Chin

The Piñata is produced by Stemilt Growers in Wenatchee, and features a distinct tropical twist. “We want to expand the market for apples and by doing this get people to eat less junk food,” Stemilt Customer Development Specialist Travis Chin said.

 

Piñata has drawn rave reviews and is even featured in recipes by Jason Wilson of Crush, one of Seattle’s premiere restaurants. In … » More …

Fines assessed for drop-offs on pedestrian malls
January 26, 2009

WSU pedestrian mall areas have been expanded, and drivers are reminded that unauthorized vehicles can be fined for driving in the areas, even to drop off passengers.

 

Library Road pedestrian mall has been extended north to the old Bookie building. Wilson Road from Stadium Way to the CUB has been converted to a pedestrian mall. 

 

Access is restricted to vehicles displaying disability permits, departmental permits, mall service permits, commercial permits or exempt license plates. Vehicles without proper authorization will be subject to traffic infraction or parking fines ($124 and $100 respectively).

 

People needing vehicle access to pedestrian malls may contact Parking … » More …

Sociology professor awarded national grant
October 6, 2008

PULLMAN – A WSU researcher will receive a $190,560 grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to expand scholarly and policy research and deepen understanding about volunteering, national and community service, and civic engagement in America.

 

Associate Professor of Sociology Thomas Rotolo, in conjunction with Duke University Sociology Professor John Wilson, will examine how social contexts influence individual decisions to volunteer. Rotolo and his colleague will build on existing research to explain the variation in volunteering rates and intensity based on geographical differences.

 

Rotolo said he and Wilson “were among the … » More …