Three College of Arts and Sciences women were honored for their impact on their communities at the 2022 WSU Pullman Women* of Distinction Awards. Jan Dasgupta, Amanda Westbrook, and Michelle Kelly were each recognized for contributions to the personal and professional success of women, creating positive social change, and
Washington State University math major Annie Lu and English alumna and staff member Amethyst Freibott have received Fulbright U.S. Student awards to research and teach, respectively, in Hungary. They bring to 63 the number of WSU students and alumni who have received Fulbright awards to study, research, or teach abroad.
A new documentary about African Americans who fought in the U.S. military in the late 1800s and early 1900s features expert commentary from Ryan Booth, an assistant professor of history at Washington State University. “Both the Buffalo Soldiers and the Indian Scouts have been waiting a long time for their story to be told,” Booth […]
Blythe Duell, associate professor in the Department of Psychology, earned her PhD at WSU Pullman in 2008. After teaching at a small college in the south, she returned to her alma mater to teach and help train the next generation of community-engaged students.
Three speakers, including a history alumnus and an English faculty poet, kicked off the WSU Libraries’ “Crimson Reads” event in March 2022. The annual showcase highlights the diverse publishing activity and achievements of WSU authors who have authored, co-authored, or edited a book, including e-books, within the past year. This year’s theme, “Reflections of Home: […]
A one-time political foe of the late Tom Foley is helping enhance efforts at WSU to promote their shared commitment to public service and productive discourse. Former U.S. Congressman George R. Nethercutt Jr., a Spokane Republican who in 1994 famously defeated Foley, a Democrat and speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has joined
People look up to former WSU and NBA basketball player James Donaldson (’79 Sociology) in more ways than one. That’s what his first book is about. Standing Above the Crowd explains his strategies for success in athletics, business, and more. A few years after its 2011 publication, though, a series of stressful events changed his outlook. […]
Trevor Bond (’17 PhD history) shares the fascinating twists, turns, and travels of the former Spalding-Allen collection, now renamed and in its rightful home on the Nez Perce reservation in north-central Idaho. Missionary Henry Spalding shipped two barrels of “Indian curiosities” in 1847 from
People with high levels of trust in government felt more secure in their jobs, had higher employer loyalty, and were more likely to go out of their way to help co-workers, according to a recent psychology study. “It may come down to what it means
Building on experiences gained at Washington State University, alumnus Troy Tollefson helps black rhinos, giraffes, maned wolves, and other exotic animals live healthier lives in zoos and sanctuaries as an animal nutritionist. After earning a trio of degrees at WSU—bachelor’s and master’s degrees in zoology in 2002 and 2004, followed by