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March 22 reception opens women’s exhibit at WSU

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University. » More …

Award-winning a cappella quartet to perform March 22

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – Celebrating world folk music traditions from Bulgaria to Brazil and Japan to Africa, the vocal quartet Women of the World will perform at Washington State University at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre. » More …

March 7: Women, international development discussed

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – International development projects in Pakistan and Afghanistan – and their impacts on women – will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in CUE 203 as part of the Washington State University common reading. » More …

Feb. 15: Film about educating girls, overcoming poverty

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public showing of the documentary, “Girl Rising,” will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in CUE 203, presented by the Washington State University common reading program. » More …

Nominate women for annual awards by Feb. 10

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations are open through Feb. 10 for Washington State University’s 2017 Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards. They will be presented at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon and Symposium on March 8 in the CUB ballroom. » More …

Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education. Researchers also found that when fewer cattle died from the fever, girls were more likely to attend secondary school. » More …