The Washington Secretary of State’s office and the Washington State Heritage Center presented an exhibit on Washington state’s first women in state government. Here are the posters from that “Moving Forward, Looking Back” exhibit in the state capitol building during Fall 2010.
WSU appetite specialists Bob and Sue Ritter visit the Black Cypress in Pullman
Photography by Zach Mazur
Read the article “First We Eat”
With memory notebooks and smart apartments that use motion technology to track their residents' daily behaviors, WSU neuropsychologists are exploring ways to help patients and their families cope with age-related memory loss. Meanwhile, two scientists have discovered a means to restore neural connectivity.» More ...
George Vandemark, the current USDA legume breeder and a faculty member at Washington State University, describes research into chickpeas. Chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans, are an important crop around the Palouse and Pullman, the main campus of WSU. The chickpea provides nitrogen for the soil as well as a high-protein crop. Most chickpeas are used for hummus or salads.
Recipes from Paradise Creek Brewery in Pullman, created by Chef Mike Hayton ’91
Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
2 cups Hinrichs Trading Company garbanzo beans
⅛ cup olive oil
⅛ cup water
¾ cup sundried tomato with oil
3 tbsp minced garlic
1 tbsp cumin
1½ tbsp paprika
2 tbsp lemon juice
3 tsp minced fresh parsley
salt & pepper to taste
In food processor, mix garbanzos, water, and oil until smooth and transfer to mixing bowl. Process garlic and sundried tomatoes until it turns into a nice paste. Add to garbanzos. Mix well … » More …
Avid readers of the New York Times Book Review will undoubtedly recognize the illustration style on the Washington State Magazine Winter 2010/11 issue cover is that of Joe Ciardiello. “Civility in Politics” depicts three prominent WSU alumni at the Washington state capital: State Representative Sam Hunt ’67 (left), Secretary of State Sam Reed ’63, ’68 (middle), and State Senator Linda Evans Parlette ’68 (right).
Representative Hunt represents the 22nd District which includes Olympia and surrounding areas. He is chair of the State Government and Tribal Affairs Committee, serves on the Education Committee and the Ways and … » More …
Opinion articles written by students Sam Reed and Sam Hunt for the November 4, 1966 issue of WSU’s student newspaper the Daily Evergreen represent their opinions of that year’s national and state elections from the perspective of the WSU Young Republicans and the WSU Young Democrats. Sam Reed ’63, ’68 is now Washington’s Secretary of State, and Sam Hunt ’67 is a state representative for Olympia and surrounding areas. Read more about them in “Civility in Politics and Campaigns.”
You can also view the original page from the 1966 Daily Evergreen in PDF format.
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“It is impossible to imagine a world-class university without an arboretum. It reconnects you to the earth and is an important place for a university community to find peace and balance in a high-stress environment. Im particularly proud that this arboretum will be part of the legacy that my administration will leave for Washington State University, its faculty, students, alumni, and friends, and all those who value the joys of nature.”
—WSU President Elson S. Floyd
Phase 1 of the Washington State University Arboretum and Wildlife Conservation Center project celebrates the first peoples of the region and the striking Palouse prairie landscape … » More …
Shawn Underwood ’79
Five-Star Misadventures, 2010
Don’t have enough money to travel to Europe? Sit down with this humorous memoir by Shawn Underwood and it’s easy to take an imaginary journey to France with Shawn and her family. Shawn and her husband Craig made the decision to live abroad in France for a year with their three children. Shawn’s sister, Shannon, her husband Rick, and their three children also joined the Underwoods in their … » More …