The Daily Evergreen

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...

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 ...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

More than Organic

Madison Callan Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Students gain understanding of where their food comes from through service opportunities offered in a partnership between the Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) and WSU’s own Organic Farm.The new partnership gives students the chance to not only gain community service hours through the CCE, but to also ...

Police investigate bomb threat

Chad Sokol, Adanna Escobar, Michelle Fredrickson

August 30, 2013


Filed under Crime

The bomb threat at Jefferson Elementary yesterday has been cleared, said Pullman School District Superintendent Paul Sturm.The school secretary discovered the bomb threat on the voicemail system at around 8 a.m.The recording was left by what sounded like a young adult male and indicated the school mi...

Driven by energy, fueled by philanthropy

Driven by energy, fueled by philanthropy

Brittany Amerson, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

Eating lunch at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) annual general meeting, graduate student Sayonsom Chanda never imagined he would end up winning third place in the Power and Energy Society’s student poster contest.Out of 193 participants, Chanda was the only student fro...

Student veterans search for a new center

Zack Briggs, Evergreen ASWSU Reporter

August 29, 2013


Filed under WSU Pullman campus

With a check mark next to nearly every item on the 107 Day Plan, there remains one blank box causing frustration for the ASWSU president and hundreds of student veterans.ASWSU President Taylor Hennessey addressed the senate Wednesday night, highlighting the successes of his administration’s 107 Day Plan. It is in that...

Class resumes at Jefferson Elementary after threat

Adanna Escobar

August 29, 2013


Filed under Crime

The bomb threat at Jefferson Elementary School earlier this morning has been cleared, said Pullman School District Superintendent Paul Sturm.The bomb threat was discovered by a school secretary on the voicemail system. The recording left by what sounded like a young-adult male indicated the school might no...

Pullman City Council member arrested for DUI

Michelle Fredrickson Evergreen Reporter

August 22, 2013


Filed under Crime

Pullman City Council member Derrick Skaug was arrested yesterday on suspicion of driving under the influence.WSU police officers pulled Skaug over on Stadium Way at 2:01 a.m. for having his high beams on. Officers had probable cause to arrest him, said WSU Police Assistant Chief Steve Hansen.Skaug said he blew a...

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