Addressing social justice through art

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A graduation cap, winding stairs, prison bars, open books, a happy family, a dangling key — these and many other meaningful images play across a vibrant mural created by social-justice minded WSU students to convey a transformative message.

Becoming AAU-like

When Elson S. Floyd addressed the university recently as incoming president, he said WSU’s goal of creating a “global, world-class land-grant institution” included building the capability to join the American Association of Universities (AAU). “It’s sort of an elite club,” he noted. Elite, certainly. The 62 members of the AAU (ONLINE @ are America’s […]