Second eagle dies at WSU Vet Hospital

PULLMAN — The second of two very weak and starving bald eagles found near Colville, Wash., died Friday night at WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.   The body of the 5 year-old mature eagle “Carpenter” was found in his cage by crews Saturday morning.   “This is a very difficult time for everyone here who works […]

Murrow school professor emeritus Limburg dies

Val E. Limburg, professor emeritus in Washington State University’s Edward R. Murrow School of Communication, died Tuesday in Pullman. He was 67.During his 35-year teaching career at WSU, Limburg taught a wide range of broadcast courses and was instrumental in developing the school’s focus on ethics. His book “Electronic Media Ethics” was published in 1994 […]

Teacher, poet Slonim dies

Ruth Slonim, unofficial poet laureate of WSU, died Wednesday, Feb. 16, in a Moscow care center. She was 87. She joined the WSU faculty in 1947. During her 36-year tenure at WSU, she taught modern poetry and English literature. In 1967, she was the first woman faculty member to be invited to deliver the WSU […]

Business law professor dies

Business Law Professor Ray August, 60, died unexpectedly Monday morning in Pullman due to a congenital cardiac event. On the Washington State University faculty since 1980, he was an academic innovator, a renowned researcher and publisher, and an expert on cyber law. His research interests were in the areas of international and comparative law, intellectual […]

Philip Abelson, distinguished scientist, dies at age 91

Former Carnegie Institution president and Washington State University physics alumnus Philip Abelson died Aug. 1 in Bethesda, Md. at the age of 91. The first recipient (in 1962) of the WSU Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, and a recipient of a WSU Foundation Outstanding Service Award, Abelson was perhaps best known as a scientist for his […]