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WSU professor leads international study of women’s rights

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Amy-Mazur-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A professor at Washington State University is leading a first-of-its-kind study of efforts to close the gender gap in the U.S. and abroad. Results will be made available to government leaders, policymakers and advocates to improve policy development and outcomes. » More …

Area students among computing award winners

PULLMAN, Wash. – Eight high school girls from eastern Washington will be honored for their interest and success in computing and technology at a ceremony and banquet March 22 at Washington State University. » More …

March 19: Women in ag network, learn across five states

women-in-ag-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Women will learn how to use their communication style to manage, motivate and influence people at the annual Women in Agriculture Conference to be offered Saturday, March 19, simultaneously in 31 locations throughout Washington, Idaho, Oregon, Montana and Alaska. » More …

Jan. 28: Silicon Valley executive to speak on women’s careers

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

JoelleKaufman-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Women leaders will learn about building a career they love at a free social, luncheon and lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, at the Belltower, 107 S. Grand, Pullman. » More …

Oct. 30: Workshops help women, minority faculty advance

By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach & Innovation

ADVANCE-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – ADVANCE at Washington State University will offer two workshops Oct. 30 at the Best Western of Moscow, Idaho, to help women and minority faculty enhance communication skills and leadership strategies. » More …

Exploring fashion, fit for African women of all sizes

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By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Attractive, comfortable clothing that fits a range of body sizes isn’t just an American desire – it’s global. A Washington State University researcher is exploring ways for African women of all sizes and shapes to look and feel good in modern fashions. » More …

Sen. Murray adds voice to ‘Daughters of Hanford’ project

By Darin Watkins, The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Murray-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – U.S. Sen. Patty Murray of Washington has helped funnel millions of dollars to assist Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup. What few know is the deep family connection she has to the site. » More …