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Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

Pullman hospital holds gala to up services

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Pullman Community, Showcase

The Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation will host their 13th annual gala Feb. 2. All proceeds raised by the event will be allocated for hospital programs. Rueben Mayes, Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation chief development officer, said the foundation hosts the gala to celebrate its fundraising...

Leach to remain with WSU through 2023

Leach to remain with WSU through 2023

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, News, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach agreed to a provision in his contract that will keep him with the team through the 2023 season, according to a WSU news release. Leach will make $3.75 million this season and $4 million per year in the final four years of his contract. After the 2020 season, Leach will also...

ASWSU committee adopts 17 UNSD Goals

ASWSU committee adopts 17 UNSD Goals

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019


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

ASWSU passed a bylaw that will adopt the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG) to promote awareness for global challenges. This bylaw applies for Committee Squared, which is the coalition of all ASWSU committee leaders. Trevor Alkire, president of ASWSU’s Environmental Sustai...

City Council discusses code enforcement, poverty

City Council discusses code enforcement, poverty

SANDY VO, Evergreeen reporter

January 30, 2019


Filed under Local, News, Top-feature

Pullman City Council and a member from ASWSU discussed code enforcement and mental health at a meeting Tuesday night. “I think it [would] be wise to have another update on code enforcement, especially [for] students that ASWSU represent,” a councilmember said. They also discussed mental health...

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...

Chapter to fundraise for clean water

Chapter to fundraise for clean water

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2019


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

Engineers Without Borders at WSU will hold a fundraising event Feb. 15 to raise money for their plan to provide clean water to a community in Panama. The group plans to set up and implement a solar pump project to provide clean water at the Zapote community in the Ngabe-Bugle Comarca region in Panama,...

Palouse soil acidity at critical level, local farmers say

Palouse soil acidity at critical level, local farmers say

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


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

The WSU Extension and The Farmers Network will host a soil acidity workshop on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Banyans on the Ridge at the Pavilion in Pullman. Doors open at 7:45 a.m. and the event goes until 3:45 p.m. The workshop is comprised of a variety of speakers including scientists from WSU, the University...

Study will focus on whether college impacts health

Study will focus on whether college impacts health

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


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

Ben Cowan, an associate professor at WSU, received a $200,000 grant to study health effects of students in higher learning. Cowan said they conducted this study to see why individuals with formal schooling tend to have better health outcomes later in life. “The purpose of the study is to figure...

New Crimson Service Desk provides tech support

New Crimson Service Desk provides tech support

RACHEL SUN, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, WSU Pullman campus

Starting this week, WSU students, faculty and staff will be getting help for their technology needs from the new Crimson Service Desk instead of CougTech. The merging of WSU’s two previous technology support programs, CougTech and Enterprise Systems, will allow staff to assist more people said Jacqueline...

Pullman 2040 wants to make community changes

Pullman 2040 wants to make community changes

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


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

Francis Benjamin, the co-chair of the Pullman 2040 committee, talked about its efforts to change and improve the Pullman community at the GPSA meeting Monday night. He said the committee had looked at people’s feedback about what they wanted for Pullman, which included a small community that was...

Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

Alumnus donates more than 450 Holocaust books to WSU library

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 28, 2019


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

Around fourteen bookcases filled WSU alumnus Lawrence Seeborg’s basement. “I was collecting faster than I can read them,” Seeborg said. Seeborg, who is also a Pullman High School graduate, said he donated over 450 Holocaust-related books to WSU Libraries. He got interested in collecting Holocaust...

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