Spring 2014by Larry Clark
First Words for Spring 2014
On his retirement, founding editor Tim Steury reflects on the vision of the magazine, its past, and its future.
Music to a closed country
A WSU associate professor of music traveled to Burma to bring reed instruments to the previously isolated nation.
Sorting debitage from rubble
Archaeologist Bill Andrefsky identifies stone tools that pushed back the estimated arrival of humans in the western hemisphere.
What about buckwheat?
Washington leads the nation in producing buckwheat, the nutritious and nutty-tasting main ingredient of soba.
Predictive software helps communication
Eye-tracking technology could help people with ALS, like former Coug and New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason.
Flood Basalts and Glacier Floods
Roadside Geology of Parts of Walla Walla, Franklin, and Columbia Counties, Washington
After the games
Former Cougar football player Derek Sparks made a special effort to reconnect with WSU athletes.
Posts for Spring 2014
Letters from WSU alumni about former President Glenn Terrell, Gabriel Fielding, apples, and more.
Nancy Gillett ’78—The business of science
A pathologist and business executive who took some major leaps in her life
Robert Franklin ’75, ’76, ’79—A new leash on life
A vet advocates for animal welfare for three decades
Alumni recognized for contributions to agriculture
WSU Alumni Association News
Masami Takeuchi and Gail L. Cramer honored for their work