Piano duo brings new music to life

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – The October release of an uncommon CD of music for two pianos is testament to the married performers’ funding ingenuity, brilliant performance, commitment to expand their profession’s repertoire and perseverance in the face of a cancer diagnosis.

Faculty and staff receive recognition

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at • Marcia Saneholtz (right), who retired from WSU in September as senior associate athletic director after 28 years in athletics administration, recently was honored by the WSU Association for Faculty Women with the 2007 Samuel H. […]

WSU prof to testify on media ownership

SEATTLE – Elizabeth Blanks Hindman, associate professor of communication and gradate program director for the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication at WSU, will join a panel of prominent news and broadcast leaders from across the state this afternoon in offering perspectives on media ownership in testimony before a hearing of the Federal Communications Commission. […]

Graduate future demands culture change

The Graduate Education Commission, after a year of gathering and analyzing data, has completed its assignment, emerging with a proposed 10-year road map that could dramatically “change the future of the university.” Its recommendations, if enacted, are intended to move the graduate program “out of the 20th century” and position the university as an educational […]

Task forces collect info to improve graduate ed

The newly formed WSU Graduate Education Commission has organized into five task forces to collect information in order to present initial recommendations for improving graduate education to the Graduate Enhancement Commission in October. Those wishing to offer input to the Graduate Education Commission (GEC) may contact any member, said co-chair Richard Shumway, or send comments […]

Graduate studies focus of new commission

Efforts to improve undergraduate education at Washington State University are beginning to yield results. Now the university wants that success replicated for graduate education.Faculty members have been crucial to the gains — they’ve vied for undergraduate teaching, learning and assessment grants; conducted pertinent research; and/or made recommendations as members of the President’s Teaching Academy. Now […]

Rawlins names appointees to race, ethnicity commission

Washington State University President V. Lane Rawlins has announced the creation of a university Commission on Race and Ethnicity, appointing 12 members to the new panel, most of whom were elected by faculty, students and staff. The commission will serve as a forum for communicating issues, ideas and proposals on minority affairs to the university […]

WSU leaders named to commission for humanities

Washington State University administrators Barbara Couture, dean of the College of Liberal Arts, and James Schoepflin, director of the School of Music and Theatre Arts, have been elected trustees of the Washington Commission for the Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. The goal of the privately funded, nonprofit organization is […]