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Tool helps evaluate students’ palliative care skills

Tool helps evaluate students’ palliative care skills

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Vancouver

An assistant professor from WSU Vancouver and an assistant professor from University of Alabama received an award at the National League for Nursing Educational Summit in September for a tool they developed to help measure nursing students’ competency for end-of-life care. Andra Davis, an assistant...

Bernardo talks Drive to 25 at Faculty Senate on Thursday

Bernardo talks Drive to 25 at Faculty Senate on Thursday

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, addressed Drive to 25 on Thursday during the Faculty Senate meeting. “If you’re thinking about Drive to 25, our greatest challenge is the size of the university and the number of faculty,” Bernardo said. Twenty-eight percent of WSU faculty...

Extension director awarded for efforts in soil preservation

Extension director awarded for efforts in soil preservation

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News

A WSU Extension agent received national recognition for his work helping farmers preserve the health of their soil. Paul Carter, director of Columbia County Extension and an Agriculture and Natural Resources agent, received the 2018 Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County...

Professor awarded for contributions to community

Professor awarded for contributions to community

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Everett

A member of the Community and Economic Development team at WSU Extension received an award from the Rural Sociological Society to commend his efforts in reaching out to and educating the community. Jose Garcia-Pabon, CED acting assistant director, said he received the award on July 29. He said he...

Professor named highly influential by American Chemical Society

Professor named highly influential by American Chemical Society

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

WSU Associate Professor Jean-Sabin McEwen was named a highly influential researcher by the American Chemical Society on Sept. 26. McEwen, who has published 40 papers, some of which are in prestigious journals, received the award for his work in the field of catalysis. James Peterson, director of...

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

Professor conducts soundtrack for new film

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

In the new short film “The Cross-Up,” a WSU professor composed and performed the complete soundtrack for the film which released in February. Greg Yasinitsky, a professor of music, saxophone, composition and jazz studies at WSU, originally became involved with the project when his childhood friend and sc...

WSU psychologist receives honor from APA

WSU psychologist receives honor from APA

HAYLEY MARTINEZ, Evergreen reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A psychology professor at WSU was named Group Psychologist of the Year by the American Psychological Association at a convention in San Francisco in August. David Marcus, professor and chair of the psychology department, believes he was given the honor because he is an editor of the journal the division...

Faculty Senate introduces new website

Faculty Senate introduces new website

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News

Faculty Senate announced its new website which is meant to encourage more transparency Thursday at its first meeting of the semester. The website will allow members of the Senate to receive important announcements and emails efficiently, said Greg Crouch, Faculty Senate chair-elect. One of the features...

Event commemorates principal WSU members

Event commemorates principal WSU members

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

The second annual Crimson Coat ceremony welcomed six new senior leaders to WSU on Thursday evening. President Kirk Schulz and First Lady Noel Schulz established the ceremony last fall for incoming senior leaders. Each individual received a crimson coat and Schulz introduced the recipients to the public. Lisa...

Evergreen findings contradict WSU statement in regard to Gesser article

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Local, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU released the following statement in response to the Evergreen’s investigative piece regarding sexual misconduct allegations against Jason Gesser. The statement, attributed to President Kirk Schulz and Director of Athletics Patrick Chun, is replicated in full below. “We take any allegation...

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, Local, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of pages of public records show a number of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Jason Gesser, assistant director of athletics at the Cougar Athletic Fund, dating back as far as 2014. The allegations are outlined in interview notes and records from a complaint review carried...

Schulz talks mental health, budgets, enrollment

Schulz talks mental health, budgets, enrollment

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

August 22, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Photo of the Week, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

WSU President Kirk Schulz fielded questions regarding mental health resources, budgets and this year’s largest-ever freshman class during an hour-long press conference to mark the beginning of the school year Wednesday morning at the Lewis Alumni Centre. Budget and athletics Schulz said the univers...

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