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February features recreation focused on women
February 2, 2017

By Chet Broberg, University Recreation

PULLMAN, Wash. – Women in Recreation Month at Washington State University will include classes, clinics, activities and women-only hours through February to build the community of participants.

Nominate women for annual awards by Feb. 10
January 30, 2017

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.

Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education
December 14, 2016

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.

Nominate Tri-Cities Women of Distinction by Dec. 15
November 28, 2016

RICHLAND, Wash. – As part of a new Women of Distinction program, Washington State University Tri-Cities is accepting nominations through Dec. 15 of exceptional women from the university and Tri-Cities community.

ROTC cadet first WSU woman to serve in armor branch
November 21, 2016

By Chris Heatherly, Army ROTC

caitlin-faganPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Army ROTC cadet Caitlin Fagan is the first female Cougar selected to serve in the U.S. Army’s armor branch. Service in the combat infantry and armor fields was opened to women in April.

Fitness coach will teach boxing to women in Dubai
November 14, 2016

By Lilja Jonsson, Adminstrative Services

jessica-whitt-webPULLMAN, Wash. – A University Recreation instructor who grew up spending summers in Dubai will return to the Middle Eastern city in December to teach women to become Pink Gloves Boxing instructors.

Oct. 11: Muslim women in engineering discussed
October 4, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

I-Am-Malala-BookPULLMAN, Wash. – Preliminary research to identify why some predominantly Muslim countries attract so many women in engineering will be presented in a free, public common reading lecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.

Oct. 5: Discussion of women and the Qur’an
October 3, 2016

Lipi-Turner-RahmanPULLMAN, Wash. – The Qur’an (Islam’s religious book) and female education will be discussed by Lipi Turner-Rahman, a Washington State University history professor and library staff member, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Todd 216. It is part of the WSU common reading program.

Sept. 27, 28: Pakistani social entrepreneur delivers talks
September 13, 2016

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

khalida-brohi-webPULLMAN and RICHLAND, Wash. – Khalida Brohi, a Pakistani activist for women’s rights, will present “The Solution is Education, Not Legislation” as the Washington State University common reading invited lecturer Sept. 27 in Pullman and Sept. 28 in the Tri-Cities.

Sept. 7: Gender-based violence topic of common reading talk
September 7, 2016

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

Amber-MorczekPULLMAN, Wash. – The impacts on society of a cultural framework that normalizes violence against women will be discussed at the free, public Washington State University common reading lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, in CUE 203.