Pullman Campus News & Events February 21, 2023

Sophomore Mouhamed Gueye reaches for two points during last Thursday’s game against Oregon State. WSU finished the weekend by sweeping both Oregon schools.
Photo by WSU Photo Services

Around campus

Disney scientist to share how nutrition research helps exotic animals live healthier lives

Join Katie Sullivan with The Walt Disney Company today at 5 p.m. at the annual Halver Lecture where she will present about her work in animal nutrition.

Presentation by ‘Braiding Sweetgrass’ author rescheduled for 6 p.m. tonight

Award-winning author Robin Wall Kimmerer will discuss “What does the Earth ask of us?”, when she delivers virtually the 16th annual Common Reading Invited Lecture for Washington State University. The event is free and open to the public.

Melissa Hellmann, Center for Public Integrity reporter, to speak at Hoops Tax Forum

Melissa Hellmann, racial, gender, and economic inequality reporter for the Center for Public Integrity, will present “The Cost of Disparity: How State Tax Policies Fuel the Racial Wealth Gap” at the Hoops Taxation Research and Policy Institute’s spring forum Feb. 27.

Application open: 2023–2024 Administrative Professional Advisory Council

The Administrative Professional Advisory Council (APAC) is seeking system-wide nominations/applications for general council member and alternate membership roles.

Long-term care program and payroll tax update

The state of Washington’s Long‑Term Care program and the associated payroll tax that will fund the LTC Benefit Trust are set to start in July 2023.

In case you missed it

Murrow College announces 2023 Hall of Achievement inductees

Washington State University alumni Cindy Brunson, Robert Dove, and Roger Nyhus will be honored by the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication as 2023 Hall of Achievement Award recipients at the 47th Murrow Symposium held April 4–5.

Two WSU faculty named National Academy of Inventors senior members

Engineering professors Shulin Chen and Xiao Zhang have been honored as senior members of the National Academy of Inventors.

Top research coverage of 2022

Many of the WSU studies that grabbed headlines last year had to do with human health, topped by the discovery of a potentially dangerous virus in Russian bats, a relative of the one that causes COVID‑19.

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