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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


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 …

Aug. 1: ‘Daughters of Hanford’ exhibit opens; stories air now

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Hanford-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Stories of women connected to the Hanford nuclear cleanup site are part of a radio and multimedia project to be featured in an exhibit opening Aug. 1 at the Reach, the Hanford interpretive center. » More …

Bose, Kawas receive ‘Women to Watch in Life Science’ awards

By Alyssa Patrick, Economic Development, and
Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Bose,-left,-and-KawasSEATTLE – Professor Susmita Bose and Leen Kawas, CEO of a Washington State University spinoff company, will be recognized as “women to watch in life sciences” during the Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association’s annual Life Science Innovation Northwest conference July 1 in Seattle. » More …

WSU director earns award honoring Native American women

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

Robbie-Paul-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Robbie Paul, director of Native American health sciences at Washington State University Spokane, is one of four recipients of the 2015 Enduring Spirit Award from the Seattle-based nonprofit Native Action Network. » More …

June 15: Networking event for women in higher education

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

flores-chio-mug-2012SPOKANE, Wash. – A two-hour educational and networking event for women faculty and administrators in higher education will be 4-6 p.m. Monday, June 15, at Washington State University Spokane, hosted by the American Council on Education Women’s Network of Washington. » More …

WSU Vancouver honors 33 during Women’s History Month

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications

women-of-distinction-150VANCOUVER, Wash. – Fifteen students and eight others with ties to Washington State University Vancouver are among 33 women who will be honored at the annual Women of Distinction event at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in Firstenburg Student Commons. » More …