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GPSA lobbies for health care, financial support

GPSA lobbies for health care, financial support

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under GPSA, News, WSU Pullman campus

GPSA senators brought awareness to resource limitations and lobbied for more financial support regarding graduate and professional students at the annual Coug Day at the Capitol in Olympia, Washington. Andrew Gillreath-Brown, a graduate research assistant in WSU’s Department of Anthropology, said...

Director of the Center for Community Standards resigns after six years

Director of the Center for Community Standards resigns after six years

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, WSU Pullman campus

Adam Jussel, former director of the Center for Community Standards (CCS), stepped down after serving in that role since 2013. Jussel said he will become the dean of students at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He said he was drawn by the university itself and believes it is the next, best step...

Researcher finds alternatives to pesticides

Researcher finds alternatives to pesticides

KAYE GILL, Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU assistant professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering received a $300,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research to research pesticide use on crops. Lav Khot said he and his team are researching ways to reduce the use of broad-spectrum pesticides on crops,...

$10.1 million to market Cosmic Crisp Apple

$10.1 million to market Cosmic Crisp Apple

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


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

The Board of Regents approved a four-year $10.1 million marketing campaign with Proprietary Variety Management (PVM) on Jan. 25 to market the Cosmic Crisp, an apple WSU has been developing for a number of years. WSU does not have all $10.1 million yet. Last year, the university received $4 million in...

Regents approve baseball facility funds

Regents approve baseball facility funds

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


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

The Board of Regents approved a $10 million project Jan. 25 to start building a new baseball facility at WSU. Athletic Director Pat Chun said the university will loan money for the baseball facility. The university has $4 million in donations for this project already, according to an official document....

Student rights, conduct process updated

Student rights, conduct process updated

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen news editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

An informational session outlined WSU students’ rights and responsibilities during a community standards process Wednesday. Candace Quinn, ASWSU director of academic affairs, said the community standards process helps students hold themselves accountable for actions that may conflict with WSU’s...

Committee works to create memorial service

Committee works to create memorial service

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen reporter

January 31, 2019


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

A guest speaker shared the WSU Mental Health Steering Committee’s plan to create an annual memorial service at the ASWSU meeting Wednesday night. Memorial service Rachel Oliver, administrative assistant of WSU Mental Health Steering Committee spoke about plans to create an annual memorial service...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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