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Fulbright scholars welcome international additions

Hannah Ray Lambert, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

WSU Fulbright representatives welcomed visiting faculty and student scholars Thursday at their reception.William Andrefsky, the dean of WSU’s graduate school, told attendees he is glad they have chosen to pursue their studies at WSU.“Research, innovation and discovery are fueled by diverse perspe...

No More 1 in 4

No More 1 in 4

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Small red flags staked in the grass fluttered in the breeze Thursday as students walked by on their way to class.The flags, placed in front of WSU residence halls, were a part of the ‘No More 1 in 4’ campaign to educate and end the rape of women. By creating a visual representation of how many f...

WSU cuts ribbon for Northside

WSU cuts ribbon for Northside

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The new Northside Residence Hall received an official welcome to the WSU campus yesterday at the hall’s dedication ceremony.The event included appearances by WSU President Elson S. Floyd, the WSU Board of Regents, the building designers, the staff of the new hall, the Cougar Marching Band, and Butch...

Student board recruits to advise Floyd

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under News

WSU President Elson S. Floyd leads the university, but not without the direct input of WSU students through The Presidential Student Advisory Board (PSAB).ASWSU President Taylor Hennessey said PSAB is a student-led committee that acts as a sounding board for key issues of concern regarding both students a...

Wellbeing and CACD team up to help students on all fronts

Wellbeing and CACD team up to help students on all fronts

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The Center for Advising and Career Development (CACD) and Wellbeing are partnering up to offer workshops that promote living well and success in all different areas.Kyle Ross, an academic career advisor for the CACD, helps put on workshops that focus on time management."Wellbeing specializes in everything outside o...

Student veteran urges Senate to act on campus center

Student veteran urges Senate to act on campus center

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

WSU Pullman is the last university in the state to have a veteran’s center, and the need to address this issue appeared for the second time on Wednesday’s ASWSU Senate meeting’s agenda.President of the Student Veterans Affairs Committee Tobias Slaton presented a testimony before the senate, calling...

NSF grant brings international Smart Home project to WSU

Madison Callan, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The WSU "Smart Home" research project received a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant that will make the project the largest of its kind in the world.WSU researchers have been working on the Center for Advanced Studies in Adaptive Systems (CASAS) Smart Home Project to develop homes of the future. ...

One mistake changed her career

One mistake changed her career

Chad Sokol, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The researcher who made BPA a household word is none other than a professor at WSU's School of Molecular Biosciences.Patricia Hunt is an Edward Meyer distinguished professor, and in 2007, Scientific American named her as one of the top 50 researchers in the country. She is best known for discovering ...

Eradicating rabies in Tanzania

Nicole Seven, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Guy Palmer has always had an interest in using science to improve animal health. Now as the director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, he lives his passion by researching how to eradicate rabies in Tanzania through the WSU Rabies Vaccination Program.Palmer has worked at WSU for 25 ye...

Business school hosts fair

Arianna Kemis, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

The college of business ushers in a new year of networking and job preparation with their annual Student Welcome and Involvement Fair Wednesday.Faculty and staff at the Carson Center for Student Success at the college will host the event in an effort to connect students.Shila Ruiz, office and program manager...

Zzusis improves functionality

Zack Briggs, ASWSU reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

In the third week of classes, WSU’s student information system Zzusis has yet to experience massive technical failures.Matt Skinner, a leading figure of Enterprise Systems Group, said this year the team behind ensuring the performance of Zzusis is working toward transparency in communication with th...

Bumbershoot band takes the stage

Bumbershoot band takes the stage

Lance Lijewski, Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

When asked to compare their music to a prominent act students would recognize, members of Seattle-based band, Ivan and Alyosha, agreed: Snoop Lion. Definitely Snoop Lion.Perhaps a stretch, but it’s what the group, who will be in the CUB Auditorium at 7 p.m. tonight, would jokingly like the students...

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