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One of the new faculty members is Arifa Raza. She will join the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology at WSU Pullman in the fall.

WSU cluster-hire program addresses faculty racial, gender inequalities

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen reporter June 2, 2021

An initiative by WSU Provost Elizabeth Chilton prompted WSU to begin a cluster-hire program, bringing five new faculty members to the Pullman campus. Senior Vice Provost Laura Hill said the cluster-hire...

This year, the competition is specifically looking for submissions relating to Trevor Noah’s book “Born a Crime.

Submissions for art competition close Jan. 29

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief January 25, 2021

The annual Art for Social Change Competition is currently looking for submissions from WSU faculty members, students and others involved in the education community.  The competition is put on by...

Nick Delaney, chief development officer and WSU alumnus, said he wants to form relationships with other alumni.

Carson College of Business appoints alum as chief development officer

STEFFI LUDAHL, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2020

WSU’s Carson College of Business appointed a new chief development officer tasked with building on the college’s success by forming relationships with alumni from its online MBA program.  Nick...

Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association are sending out electronic flyers and use their social media page to inform people of key community events. 

Group discusses discrimination against Asian Americans amid pandemic

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2020

Members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association discussed combating increased discrimination against Asians because of the pandemic, as well as raising awareness of the...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said the university opened a new pharmaceutical startup called Athira Pharma.

WSU gains 3 percent less donations this year, regents say

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 16, 2020

The WSU Board of Regents discussed a decrease in donations made to the university and the possible reallocation of funds.  WSU received $38.7 million from donors and stakeholders, said Lisa Calvert,...

Changes to a syllabus design and wording does not harm or help a students retention of syllabus information.

Changing syllabi design may lead to improved faculty-student relationships

ABBY DAVIS, Evergreen copy chief November 9, 2020

Strong relationships between faculty members and first-generation students open doors for the students’ future success.  A study on syllabus design show that changes to design and wording did not...

Amy Nusbaum, assistant professor at Heritage University, said she, Anna Plemons and Samantha Swindell coauthored “Kindness at First Sight: The Role of Syllabi in Impression Formation.

Panel to discuss how syllabi impact academic success of first-generation students

LEIANNA KUNZ, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

Most first-generation students have to navigate college on their own and sometimes universities are not prepared to deal with their specific needs.  Amy Nusbaum, assistant professor at Heritage University,...

The National Guard sets up for COVID-19 testing at the Steptoe apartments on the WSU campus Sept. 8, 2020.

WSU offering COVID-19 testing to employees

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter October 2, 2020

Voluntary, asymptomatic, free COVID-19 testing is available on-campus for WSU employees until Nov. 20 without need for an appointment. Student employees are not eligible to be tested, said Phil Weiler,...

André-Denis Wright, dean of WSU’s College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, said the $3 million endowment will result in reliable revenue for the college.

Researcher made chair of plant pathology department

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2020

A WSU plant pathology researcher will be the first to serve in the newly established Rosalie & Harold Rea Brown Distinguished Endowed Chair in Plant Pathology after his uncle gifted the WSU Foundation...

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

Undergraduate classes move online for fall; letter urges students not to return to campus

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 23, 2020

The WSU Pullman campus will be offering all undergraduate classes remotely with very few in-person exceptions, according to a letter WSU officials published today. WSU will announce information about graduate...

Grant applicants must prove that the funding will help minimize costs for students and the material created is sustainable for future use.

Grant allows instructors to create affordable class materials

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter July 22, 2020

The Affordable Learning Grant is awarding five WSU faculty members $4,500 to develop open educational resources for students that will lower the cost of course materials.  Rebecca Van de Vord, assistant...

John Schoettler, vice president for Global Real Estate and Facilities at Amazon and member of the WSU Board of Regents, said his prior job experience will help him in his new role as regent.

New regent to focus on learning his role before taking action

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 15, 2020

A WSU alumnus and Amazon executive has been appointed to the university’s Board of Regents. John Schoettler, vice president for Global Real Estate and Facilities at Amazon, was appointed to the position...

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