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Student regent reflects on role, looks to future

Student regent reflects on role, looks to future

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Top-feature

Student Regent Jordan Frost will continue his leadership legacy at a high school in Issaquah when he leaves his position this summer. During his time as a regent, Frost said he works with nine other regents to look at the WSU system and see where there are challenges in the university and opportunities...

Service guide to help faculty deal with student issues

Service guide to help faculty deal with student issues

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A Cougar Health Services representative discussed new resources faculty can use to help students with mental health Thursday at the Faculty Senate meeting. Jennifer Ellsworth, director of counseling and psychological services, said there has been a resource developed for WSU faculty to support some...

Library displays history of veterinary medicine at WSU

Library displays history of veterinary medicine at WSU

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A portion of the WSU Veterinary History Collection is on display from now through summer session at the Animal Health Library in Wegner Hall, Room 170. Suzanne Fricke, WSU animal health sciences librarian, said Dr. J Frederick Smithcors started the collection in 1978. The collection contains almost 1,900...

Hospital CEO introduces health care plan to senate

Hospital CEO introduces health care plan to senate

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 22, 2019


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

A speaker from the Pullman Regional Hospital presented a $40 million plan to Faculty Senate Thursday. Scott Adams, CEO of Pullman Regional Hospital, also presented a plan to the senate to improve health care services in Pullman. Adams said the American healthcare system is looking into improving...

Pollution affects health, physician says

Pollution affects health, physician says

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Faculty, Local, News, Research, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

During his lecture about impacts of climate change on human health yesterday at the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center, Dr. Paul Auerbach said pollution causes a number of ailments and estimated that 8 million deaths have occurred because of the effects of climate change. He started the lecture by reminding the au...

Speakers give update on college deficit, cost of materials

Speakers give update on college deficit, cost of materials

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2019


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

Faculty Senate discussed an update on WSU’s deficit and the cost of student resources such as textbook materials Thursday afternoon at the Faculty Senate meeting. Stacy Pearson, vice president for finance and administration, said WSU ended 2017 with a $30 million deficit. The university’s expenditures...

Draft has potential to change faculty titles

Draft has potential to change faculty titles

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Top-feature

Faculty Senate hosted a town hall meeting Monday to discuss efforts in changing appointment titles for non-tenure track faculty members at WSU. Judi McDonald, faculty senate past chair, said there are departments in the university who want to remove modifiers when referring to faculty. These modi...

Director of the Center for Community Standards resigns after six years

Director of the Center for Community Standards resigns after six years

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Adam Jussel, former director of the Center for Community Standards (CCS), stepped down after serving in that role since 2013. Jussel said he will become the dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He said he was drawn by the university itself and believes it is the next, best step...

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

Schweitzer chair plans to increase student experience

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Faculty, Features, News, Showcase, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Noel Schulz, a professor in WSU’s school of electrical engineering and computer science, has been named as the first Schweitzer Chair. Schulz said the primary responsibilities of her position, the Edmund O. Schweitzer III Chair in Power Apparatus and Systems, is to work with students and connect...

AAVMC awards WSU researcher

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Research

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) awarded Guy Palmer, WSU Regents professor of pathology and infectious diseases, with the 2019 AAVMC Excellence in Research Award. Bryan Slinker, college of veterinary medicine dean, said Palmer deserves the award based on his academi...

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

Commission looks for more gender-equal campus

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen deputy news editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Members of the WSU Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) discussed a study on women’s salaries, as well as updates on gender-neutral bathrooms during the faculty senate meeting. The commission conducted a study examining equity of women’s salaries at WSU. The college of arts and sciences con...

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

English department chair hopes to advocate for faculty

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


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

WSU English professor Donna Potts was selected to serve as chair of the English department in the College of Arts and Sciences. Potts said she was encouraged by Ashley Boyd, assistant professor in the English department, to run for the open position because of her commitment to the department. “I’m...

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