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WSU Common Reading Book for 2015-16 is Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson


MEDIA: Susan Poch, Co-Director of the Common Reading Program, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6037
PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University first-year students in Pullman will use the book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption as their 2015-16 common reading book, Provost and Executive Vice President Daniel P. Bernardo announced. » More …

Issues of Food Waste Topic of April 14 WSU Common Reading Presentation by Local Restaurateur, Educator Jim Harbour

PULLMAN, Wash.—What happens to that meat gristle and vegetable clump left on your plate at the neighborhood eatery last evening? “Issues of Food Waste” will be addressed by Southfork Public House and Porch Light Pizza entrepreneur Jim Harbour at the final Common Reading Tuesdays lecture April 14 at Washington State University. » More …

Plastic Trash as Reproductive Health Hazard Topic of Feb. 3 WSU Common Reading Lecture by Geneticist Patricia Hunt

PULLMAN, Wash.—Washington State University’s Patricia Hunt is an expert on how plastics impact reproductive mechanisms in humans and other animals. At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, she will discuss “Are We Trashing Our Reproductive Health” with a Common Reading Tuesdays audience in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) 203. The public is welcome to attend at no charge. » More …

WSU faculty, students, staff asked to take “One Thing Challenge” for the environment starting today

PULLMAN, Wash.—If you were asked to change just one thing for two weeks that would help the environment, would you?

This year, everyone at WSU—faculty, staff, and students—is invited to participate in the “One Thing Challenge” and make one or more changes in their lives and habits to be more sustainable. This year’s challenge starts today (Nov. 12) and runs through Nov. 24. » More …