Commisioning ceremony hosts guest speaker

Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall PULLMAN – In a commissioning ceremony at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 9 in Kimbrough room 110, sixteen men and women will be commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the U.S. Army.   The guest speaker is retired Lieutenant Colonel Bruce Crandall, a recipient of the Medal of Honor and a hometown […]

Honors College hosts regional conference

PULLMAN – WSU students and faculty will present some of their finest work this week in Spokane as the WSU Honors College hosts the Western Regional Honors Council (WRHC) Conference at the Davenport Hotel March 5-7.   Eleven Honors College students are among the undergraduates selected to showcase their research, scholarship and creative work at […]

Education professors take leadership roles in literacy organizations

Roe PULLMAN — WSU College of Education Professors Mary Roe and Terrell Young have taken leadership roles in international literacy organizations. Roe, who teaches on the Pullman campus, was elected vice president of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers. The position puts her in line for presidency of the national organization, whose members include […]

Young eagle Jordan dies

PULLMAN – One of two very weak and starving bald eagles found near Colville, Wash., has died at WSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.  The 3-year old juvenile eagle nicknamed “Jordan,” died this morning after crews say she appeared to be resting well overnight. The eagle suffered severe dehydration, hypothermia, and had lost a large percentage of […]

Awards and Honors

If you or someone you know has received an honor, please e-mail the information to Cynthia King at • Nanoscientist Lai-Sheng Wang, professor of physics and materials science at WSU Tri-Cities and affiliate senior chief scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), has been elected to the rank of fellow in the American Association […]

Passing it on

Terrell Young’s goal is to learn each college student’s name by the first day of class. And his interest continues long after they’ve graduated and have classrooms of their own. “I think that involvement is very important,” said the associate professor of teaching and learning at WSU Tri-Cities. “I hear regularly from dozens of my […]

Casavant and Young tapped as distinguished scholars

Agricultural and resource economics professors Ken Casavant and Doug Young were chosen as two of the three inaugural Distinguished Scholars of the Western Agricultural Economics Association. This is the highest recognition for individuals making an enduring contribution over their careers to agricultural, resource, and/or environmental economics in the western states and provinces and the WAEA. […]

Author/poet begins series

Al Young, an award-winning author, poet and musician recognized for his culturally diverse subjects of thought, is a featured speaker in the Department of Comparative American Cultures 2002 – 03 lectures series. “An Evening with Al Young” is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Fine Arts auditorium. For more than a decade, […]