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Community honors outgoing provost

Community honors outgoing provost

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

May 1, 2019


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

Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Northwest Ritchie Street and Grand Avenue on Tuesday to honor the career of outgoing Provost Dan Bernardo. Bernardo’s name was added on a plaque located at the President’s Grove on Grand Avenue. “It is truly an honor to be recognized with the lik...

Final provost applicant talks promotion of nontraditional students, research

Final provost applicant talks promotion of nontraditional students, research

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2019


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

Faculty and staff heard the final provost candidate discuss ways WSU could create a better system to improve research and education Monday morning. Mitzi Montoya, dean of Oregon State University's College of Business, said universities need to respond to the changing student body, more and more of...

Three WSU athletes arrested on felony vandalism charges

Three WSU athletes arrested on felony vandalism charges

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Crime, Local, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

After allegedly jumping on and damaging two cars, three WSU athletes were arrested on suspected felony vandalism charges. Pullman Police Cmdr. Chris Tennant said the alleged incident was reported by witnesses at 1:14 a.m. Saturday at Cougar Ridge Apartments. He said the witnesses of the alleged i...

Researcher studies monsoons in South Asia

Researcher studies monsoons in South Asia

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Research, Top-feature

As monsoons in South Asia become less predictable and more intense, WSU research is helping understand how and why it happens. Deepti Singh, assistant professor in WSU’s School of the Environment, said seasonal monsoons have an impact on the life and economy of people living in countries like India. Singh...

Student to attend exposition for Denmark-inspired hotel project

Student to attend exposition for Denmark-inspired hotel project

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

An interior design major will attend a hospitality design exposition in May after winning a sustainable design competition for her Denmark-inspired lifestyle hotel project last March. Junior Keyaira Mumford said she received a $7,500 scholarship award and a paid trip to Las Vegas, Nevada to share...

Group holds implicit bias training

Group holds implicit bias training

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


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

In partnership with other divisions on campus, a group will offer a workshop this fall to increase implicit bias awareness for any department or program in the process of hiring. Phyllis Erdman, executive associate dean for academic affairs in WSU’s College of Education, said the working group aims t...

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

Club donates funds for Mary’s Park

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature

The Kiwanis Club of Pullman donated $25,000 for the construction and purchase of Americans with Disabilities Act-friendly playground equipment for Mary’s Park. Larry Clark, a Kiwanis Club of Pullman board member, said the club is focused on serving and helping local children and schools. “We...

International enrollment, study abroad increases

International enrollment, study abroad increases

GEORGE ERALIL, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

An increased participation in study abroad programs and international enrollment becomes more apparent as the university embarks on its “Drive to 25” initiative with a greater focus on internationalization and building diversity. Asif Chaudhry, vice president for WSU International Programs, sa...

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

Family of WSU graduate remembers son, brother with $50,000 scholarship

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Noble Stoneman liked to march to the beat of his own drum. His closest family and friends describe him as hardworking, humble and dedicated. He loved video games, goofing off and spending time with his family. “He was very lively. He was very loud. He was very big,” said cousin Charlynn Havrilla. ...

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

Lack of resources prompted research of WSU buildings

CAMERON SHEPPARD, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Research, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Students at WSU researched the architectural history of the university to compose an informational booklet that will help guide future builders to be consistent with the campus’s design standards. Phil Gruen, WSU associate professor of architecture, said the idea for this project came from the lack...

Pullman will declutter at annual event

Pullman will declutter at annual event

NEPHTALI CALLES, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community

The City of Pullman and Pullman Disposal Service have partnered to host the annual Pullman Spring Clean Up from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Pullman Disposal Service. “Depending on the size of their vehicle, people can pay to get in and dump off the junk that’s accumulated around their house,...

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

Students, staff hear from second executive director finalist

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 26, 2019


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

The second finalist for the executive director of the Office of Outreach and Education position, Enrique Romo, spoke to students and staff Thursday afternoon. Romo currently works as executive director for access and diversity at Weber State University. He previously worked at the University of Texas...

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