Student highlights lives of World War II GIs attending WSC

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University honors student Claire Thornton grew up hearing stories of her grandfather, Dell, a combat medic during World War II. This year, Thornton studied the impact GIs had on Washington State College as they left the war behind and entered the halls of higher education.

Honors College graduates, faculty recognized

By Jared Brickman, Honors College PULLMAN, Wash. – The Honors College at Washington State University recently celebrated the achievements of graduating seniors: Seventy-five percent earned a GPA above 3.5; 93 percent studied a foreign language; 45 percent studied abroad; and half plan to continue their education at graduate or professional schools.

WSU Vancouver grads and faculty honored

VANCOUVER – May 10 is graduation day for 711 students of WSU Vancouver. Each year, one undergraduate student as well as two faculty members receive a special mention during the ceremony. The Chancellor’s Award for Student Achievement will go to David Neuhauser, 44. Despite great personal difficulty in recent years, Neuhauser is receiving his Bachelor […]

Faculty and staff receive recognition

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at cynking@wsu.edu. • 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 research frequently reviewed

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at cynking@wsu.edu. • Two studies by WSU scientists rank among the most-cited and most-read papers by other scientists, according to lists recently published by two leading journals. In its September issue, The Scientist announced that a 2005 paper […]

Week of Remembrance slated for March 2-7

(Photo: Emaciated Jewish survivors, who had been confined to the infirmary barracks at Ebensee, are gathered outside on the day after liberation. The survivor at center-left holding his metal name tag is Joachim Friedner, a twenty-one year-old Polish Jew from Krakow. — May 7, 1945) Washington State University will welcome John K. Roth, founding director […]

Lecture series go ‘Beyond Bollywood’

VANCOUVER – Washington State University Vancouver announces the Fall 2006 Honors Lecture Series, “Beyond Bollywood: Social Films, Transnational Directors, Indian Scenarios,” talks on films from and about India.All discussions will be 7 to 9 p.m. in the WSU Vancouver Multimedia Classroom building, Room 6. These events are free and open to the public.Sept. 7Pavithra Narayanan, […]


• Henk Granzier, professor in the Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, was awarded the Helmholtz Humboldt Research Award in recognition of his research accomplishments. One of six annual recipients in all fields, Granzier was invited and funded to undertake prolonged periods of research in collaboration with colleagues in Germany. • Clinical […]


• Michael Griswold, dean of the College of Sciences, was awarded the 2006 research award from the Society for the Study of Reproduction for outstanding research published in the last six years. • Ardith Gray DeRaad, principal assistant at WSU Extension Puyallup, is one of three women to receive a Woman of the Year Award, […]