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Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

Grad school dean hopes to make ‘bigger moves’

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

January 7, 2019


Filed under Administration, Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

This story has been updated to reflect the correct number of graduate students who earn a doctoral diploma from WSU every year. The newly-appointed dean of WSU’s graduate school hopes to continue the improvement student and faculty experience. Lisa Gloss was appointed as interim dean of the g...

Conduct changes to provide student support

Conduct changes to provide student support

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Changes in the WSU student conduct process will involve more participation from students and take effect in the beginning of spring semester. The Board of Regents approved the changes Nov. 16 during the annual regents meeting. Before bringing the new student code of conduct to the regents for approval,...

WSU Provost reflects on career

WSU Provost reflects on career

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


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

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, has announced his plans to step down from his current position to serve as special adviser to the president after a 14-year career at WSU. “These types of leadership positions are really challenging,” Bernardo said. “Being the provost is...

Researcher studies environmental impacts of clothing fibers

Researcher studies environmental impacts of clothing fibers

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU professor is researching microplastic fibers’ movements and impact on the environment. The main source of microplastic fibers are clothes made of synthetic fibers, such as polyester or nylon, but fabrics like cotton also have microplastic fibers. These fibers come off when clothes are being...

Fall graduate develops app for EpiPen users

Fall graduate develops app for EpiPen users

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


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

An upcoming graduate with an entrepreneurial mindset seeks to enforce future use of an app for those with allergic reactions. Entrepreneurship major David Kurz said he was always attracted to the idea of starting a business. Kurz said he was involved in an agricultural program in high school and had...

Double-major looks toward grad school, social work

Double-major looks toward grad school, social work

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


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

Kaleigh Kessel is graduating this semester with hopes of one day becoming a social worker or teacher. “I want to have an impact on people’s lives,” Kessel said. “I was drawn to social work first. It seemed like it connects most to my major and the opportunities I have had. Both my parents...

Professor exploring tumors in Tasmanian devils

Professor exploring tumors in Tasmanian devils

HANNAH WELZBACKER, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under News, Research, WSU Pullman campus

A WSU researcher is leading a team studying the genes and other genetic variations behind the shrinking of contagious cancerous tumors in Tasmanian devils. Andrew Storfer, an evolutionary geneticist and professor of biology, is working with an international team of researchers to investigate how some...

Flood in part of Waller Hall impacts students’ rooms

Flood in part of Waller Hall impacts students’ rooms

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under News, WSU Pullman campus

A flood that started Wednesday morning in Waller Hall was caused by a urinal that would not turn off in one of the bathrooms, said Phil Weiler, WSU vice president of marketing and communications. “It appears that there was a valve that wasn’t working and caused the bowl to overflow and leaked...

Provost Dan Bernardo to step down, move into new role

Provost Dan Bernardo to step down, move into new role

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

December 3, 2018


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

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, will step down from his position after 14 years as a WSU administrator once a replacement is hired. Phil Weiler, vice president for marketing and communications for WSU, said Bernardo will remain in his role as provost until a replacement takes...

Professors studying how to fit more data into less space

Professors studying how to fit more data into less space

HANNAH WELZBACKER

December 3, 2018


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

Two WSU associate professors have received a $500,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop computer technology to read tightly-packed information on hard drives while limiting error rates. Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar and Ben Belzer, both from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer...

Universities collaborate on education campaign

Universities collaborate on education campaign

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, WSU Pullman campus

WSU and UW collaborated on the “Yes, It’s Possible” campaign aimed at promoting how affordable college can be for Washingtonians. “Yes, there’s a rivalry on the field,” said Phil Weiler, WSU vice president of marketing and communications. “Fact of the matter is, 364 days of the year,...

Ferguson warns of ‘ghost guns’

Ferguson warns of ‘ghost guns’

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under News, Politics, Safety, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson discussed his team’s efforts in opposing the concept of 3D-printed guns at a Thomas S. Foley Institute talk Thursday. Ferguson said his office has filed 32 lawsuits against President Donald Trump’s administration so far. He said they file lawsuits based...

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