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WSU investigated for mishandling sexual assault

BY JACOB RUMMEL | Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU is one of 55 institutions of higher education with open investigations concerning the handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints.The U.S Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) released the list on Thursday after the White House announced its intent to bring more transp...

Campus research measures spite

BY RENEE MCCANN | Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

For the first time, researchers have developed a scale to measure spite.By observing behavioral traits like psychopathy, narcissism, and aggression, researchers in the WSU psychology department and collaborators have created a scale that measures spiteful behaviors in people.Another trait assessed in the st...

Keb’ Mo’ brings ‘love and understanding’ to WSU

From staff reports

May 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Originally known as Kevin Moore, Keb’ Mo’ will promote his new album “BLUESAmericana” on campus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Beasley Coliseum.The album is a blend of folk, R&B and bluegrass with an overtone of the traditional blues signature that won him three American Grammy Awards. Also an expert in ...

A lifelong learner

BY HEATHER MORSE | Evergreen reporter

May 2, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

From "Casper the Friendly Ghost" to professional acting and finally teaching, WSU professor Richard Taflinger of the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication has had no shortage of variety in his life.Now a communication professor, Taflinger has been a musician, an actor, and still reviews scripts fo...

Advisers recognized for jobs well done

From staff report

May 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU academic advisers have received national recognition for exceptional work in guiding students.The awards came this month from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).“What this means is we really do have some outstanding advisers on our campus doing some really great work,” sai...

ASWSU elects pro tempore, fills senate seats

ASWSU elects pro tempore, fills senate seats

From staff reports

May 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The ASWSU 44th Senate has made its final preparations for the next school year, selecting a pro tempore and executive staff to accompany the incoming ASWSU presidency.At a meeting last night, the senate also approved the ASWSU budget for the 2014-15 school year. This was the last meeting of the new sena...

Awards keep coming for students who build houses with foam

From staff reports

May 1, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Four WSU students have taken their senior project from novel idea to working prototype.The team, called Mobile Foam, is developing insulated concrete forms (ICF) that mold foam blocks. Once filled with concrete, these blocks serve as viable construction materials.Mobile Foam member Chris Routen said...

Professor searching for ancient culture

Professor searching for ancient culture

BY MAIA GABRIEL | Evergreen reporter

April 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor of Chinese will travel to Canada on a scholarship in the hopes of writing a book based on his research of ancient Chinese culture.Professor Christopher Lupke was awarded the Fulbright scholarship, awarded to only 40 U.S. researchers or lecturers a year, said a Fulbright ambassador and...

Dan Bernardo appointed permanent provost

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

The search for a permanent provost and executive vice president ended Tuesday after President Elson S. Floyd announced Daniel J. Bernardo as the appointee.Bernardo served as the interim provost and executive vice president since June 1, 2013, and he said although he didn’t feel constrained in his t...

Keep calm and pet on

Nohelani Quigtar | Evergreen Reporter

April 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

To help stay calm before the storm of finals week, students will have the opportunity interact with adoptable animals at the “Pet Your Stress Away” event.Cats and dogs from the Whitman County Humane Society will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the CUB Butch’s Den.The Office of the Dean of Stud...

Zebras come to Pullman

FROM STAFF REPORTS

April 30, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Veterinary graduate students and faculty got a chance for hands-on experience working with exotic animals Tuesday when two zebras came to visit.The two young male zebras, named Kenya and ZigZag, came from a privately owned zoo in western Washington and were brought in for castration and hoof trimming....

Tinker Tour

Tinker Tour

BY MADISON CALLAN | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2014


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

Mary Beth Tinker took the Des Moines Independent School District in Iowa to the Supreme Court for violating her First Amendment rights when she was just 13 years old.A pioneer of free speech in schools, Tinker spoke to students and community members Monday as part of the Foley Institute's Coffee and Polit...

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