women’s history month

March 25: CH2M HILL panel examines women’s strides in STEM

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern RICHLAND, Wash. – Women’s increasing power and influence in the business world will be discussed by a panel of female employees of CH2M HILL at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the East Auditorium, Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.

WSU Vancouver honors 33 during Women’s History Month

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver marketing and communications VANCOUVER, 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.

Looking through crime’s glass ceiling

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Judging by today’s popular media, American women are committing more crime than ever, says Jennifer Schwartz, a Washington State University associate professor of sociology and expert in crime trends.

Student and faculty musicians to perform during women’s history month

PULLMAN – The School of Music is presenting their Annual Women’s Music Recital at 8 p.m. on Tuesday March 10 in Bryan Hall Theatre at WSU. Admission to the event is free of charge. In honor of women’s history month, student and faculty musicians will perform music written by female composers from the 18th to […]

Mt. Vernon pathologist earns CAHNRS award

Inglis Debra A. Inglis will receive the 2009 CAHNRS Women’s History Recognition Award for Professional and Academic Leadership.   Inglis is an associate professor of plant pathology at WSU. From 2004 through 2008, she served as interim director of WSU’s Northwest Washington Research and Extension Center in Mount Vernon. As interim director, Inglis led the […]

Department of History celebrates Women’s History Month

 Alice Fahs PULLMAN — March is National Women’s History Month, and in its recognition the Department of History at WSU will host a series of public lectures presented by visiting scholars, faculty and graduate students. All events are free and open to the public. Alice Fahs, associate professor of history at the University of California, […]

Armitage named Woman of the Year

  Susan Armitage receives congratulations and Woman of the Year award from President Elson S. Floyd. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Servces) Sue Armitage received the annual Woman of the Year award at the Annual Women of Distinction luncheon Wednesday. Armitage, above, is joined by other award winners. Armitage, is the Claudius O and Mary R. Johnson Distinguished Professor […]

Author, filmmaker to speak at WSU

PULLMAN – Elizabeth W. Fernea will present a lecture titled “Iraqi Women, Then and Now” at Washington State University April 11 at 7 p.m. in Todd Hall, room 216. This lecture was originally planned for Women’s History Month in March, but was rescheduled due to illness.  Fernea, author of the highly popular book “Guests of […]

Fernea’s lecture canceled today

PULLMAN – The lecture “Iraqi Women, Then and Now,” by writer and filmmaker Elizabeth W. Fernea scheduled today (March 21) at 7 p.m. in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE), room 203 has been canceled due to illness of the presenter. Organizers said they will try to reschedule the lecture, which was part of […]

Recognition and leadership events highlighted

The achievements and contributions of women in our communities will be celebrated in March during Women’s History Month at Washington State University. A highlight will be the Women’s Recognition Luncheon, where the Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year honors will be awarded. “We encourage departments throughout the university to plan events to celebrate […]