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Students with disabilities program hires director

Students with disabilities program hires director

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2019


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

WSU ROAR (Responsibility Opportunities Advocacy and Respect) has recruited a new director for the program. WSU ROAR is a post-secondary education program designed for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). It is a two-year, non-degree seeking program which guides students toward ...

Anime teaches culture, history

Anime teaches culture, history

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


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

For many casual viewers, the thought of anime may first bring to mind images of vibrant characters like the bubbly and carefree Sailor Moon or pull at nostalgic heartstrings with the thought of childhood favorites like Totoro or Chihiro from Studio Ghibli productions. But anime is more than just pure...

Combating alcohol abuse in Native populations

Combating alcohol abuse in Native populations

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under Faculty, News, Research, Showcase

A WSU professor is leading research on alcohol abuse among Native people to promote effective, long-term treatments. Dedra Buchwald, director of the Initiative for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH), said the research is supported by a 5-year, $7.1 million grant from the National...

Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2019


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

This story has been updated to reflect the correct number of graduate students who earn a doctoral diploma from WSU every year. The newly-appointed dean of WSU’s graduate school hopes to continue the improvement student and faculty experience. Lisa Gloss was appointed as interim dean of the g...

WSU Provost reflects on career

WSU Provost reflects on career

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


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

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, has announced his plans to step down from his current position to serve as special adviser to the president after a 14-year career at WSU. “These types of leadership positions are really challenging,” Bernardo said. “Being the provost is...

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

Chun talks athletics with Faculty Senate

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun spoke about the importance of athletics at the Faculty Senate meeting Thursday night. Chun said the athletic program places an emphasis on academics. He said the better athletes are in the classroom, the more successful they are on the field, and therefore academics...

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...

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