Renee Magnan, assistant professor of psychology at WSU Vancouver, recently received a grant to research the effectiveness of graphic warning labels, rather than those with text only, on cigarette packages. “There is currently a big need for research in this area to help inform policy,” she said.
After 65 years, the United States and other countries still have work to do to honor the intent of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, said Ken Faunce, WSU instructor of history.
“Right now in the United States, there are 250,000 estimated slaves living and working,” Faunce said. That number includes domestic servitude and sex slaves.
Orlan Svingen, professor of history, has worked with the descendants of Sacajawea, the Agai Dika people, since 1991.
In December, Pat Carter, associate professor in the School of Biological Sciences (SBS), received the Outstanding Advising Award from the WSU chapter of the National Academic Advising Association. He is associate director of the SBS undergraduate program and the school’s dedicated advisor for pre-veterinary studies.
Of his 17 years as a student advisor, Carter believes “advising is one of the most rewarding aspects of my job.”
News of a potential four-fold increase in strontium titanate crystals by WSU researchers was reported in newspapers, on blogs, in academic circles and over the airwaves from Seattle to Toronto to Europe to the Philippines. (See original post on 11/14/2013.)
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