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Posts for Spring 2015
Spring 2015

Letters from readers address the mapmaker mystery, a memory of a favorite professor, and praise for an article on brick roads.

Categories: Geography, Alumni
Tags: Roads, Maps, In memoriam

Glenn Terrell, WSU President 1967–1985: Recollections
Winter 2013

WSU’s seventh president led with both head and heart. A recollection.

Categories: WSU history, Memoirs
Tags: WSU presidents, Glenn Terrell, In memoriam

Eugene Rosa 1942–2013—Working for people and the planet
Fall 2013

Environmental sociologist Gene Rosa was a pioneer in his field, keeping his eye on the increasingly threatened natural environment and the people in it. He passed away in February 2013.

Categories: Environmental studies, Sociology, WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam

Charles Argersinger 1951–2013—Equilibrium
Fall 2013

Charles Edward Argersinger, emeritus professor of music at Washington State University and a resident of the Palouse area since 1988, died April 16, 2013, in Pullman, after a long illness. He was 61.

Categories: Music, WSU faculty
Tags: Composers, In memoriam, Jazz, Classical music

Donald Wayne Bushaw 1926–2012—A great teacher and a great learner
Summer 2012
“Learning should be an unending process,” said Don Bushaw in an interview some years back. Anyone who knew him at all will know this was no idle observation. Bushaw, who first arrived at Washington State College in 1943 as a 17-year-old fre...
Categories: Mathematics, WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, Mathematicians, WSU staff

Hal Dengerink 1943-2011—Tribute to Hal
Spring 2012
On September 14, 2011, the first chancellor of Washington State University Vancouver, Hal Dengerink, passed away at the age of 68.I first met Hal Dengerink when he came to WSU Vancouver from WSU Pullman to oversee the programs that were offer...
Categories: WSU Vancouver, WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, WSU staff

John R. Gorham 1922-2011—Veterinary pathologist
Spring 2012
In the early 1940s, John Gorham ’46 DVM, MS ’47 left his family home in Sumner to attend Washington State College as an undergraduate. He found a life here, marrying fellow student Mary Ellen Martin and staying on to earn his doctor...
Categories: Veterinary medicine, WSU faculty
Tags: Animal diseases, Pathology, Animal health, In memoriam

Henry Grosshans—1921-2010
Summer 2011
Henry Grosshans came to Washington State College in 1952, engaging in an active academic and intellectual life for three decades, after which he retired to Shoreline, Washington. Grosshans died last October, at the age of 89.He was for ma...
Categories: WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, Rhodes Scholar, WSU Press, Honors College

Edward Claplanhoo ’56—Bah-duk-too-ah: August 8, 1928–March 14, 2010
Fall 2010
Ed Claplanhoo ’56 was chairman of the Makah Tribe in Neah Bay when a winter storm in 1970 eroded the bank above the beach at Cape Alava on the Olympic Peninsula coast, revealing the village of Ozette. The village, ancestral home to many
Alumni, Cultural studies
Tags: In memoriam, Native American leaders, Makah, Ozette

Robert Helm, 65 - Acclaimed Northwest artist, teacher
Spring 2009
Robert Helm, an acclaimed Northwest artist known for surreal imagery and exquisite craftsmanship, died October 21, 2008. He was 65. Helm was born in Wallace, Idaho, and attended North Central High School in Spokane, where he met Tamara Kimpel. They...
Categories: Visual arts, Fine Arts
Tags: Artists, In memoriam

Wallis Beasley, 92 - Sociologist, administrator, interim WSU president
Spring 2009
From young faculty member to acting president, Wallis Beasley had a profound influence on the direction of Washington State University. Beasley died at age 92 of age-related causes at Bishop Place in Pullman on May 20, 2008. He was born in Red B...
Categories: WSU faculty, WSU history
Tags: WSU staff, In memoriam

Iraq fallen remembered: Jaimie Campbell, James Shull, Damien Ficek
Summer 2006
In late January students, friends, and faculty gathered on the Pullman campus for a memorial service and candlelight vigil for First Lieutenant Jaime (Krausse) Campbell, who died when the BlackHawk helicopter she was flying went down in northern I...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: In memoriam, Iraq, Veterans

Bhatia built Honors, International Programs
Summer 2003
Career educator Vishnu N. "Vic" Bhatia was a builder. Not with bricks and mortar, but with vision, drive, and diplomacy. He demonstrated this during his 47 years (1951-98) at Washington State University as a teacher, administrator, innovator, and ...
Categories: WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, Education, WSU Honors Program, Students

White gave students and colleagues "a sense of hope and pride"
Summer 2003
More than half of Washington State University's living pharmacy alumni graduated during Allen I. White's 39-year tenure (1940-1979) as professor and/or dean of the College of Pharmacy. He was appointed dean in 1960, a position he held until retire...
Categories: WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, Pharmacy, Education

George E. Duvall, gentleman scholar
Summer 2003
George E. Duval, 82, a pioneer of shock physics research and professor emeritus at Washington State University, died January 3, 2003 in Vancouver. He was internationally recognized as a founder and leader in studies related to shock wave propagati...
Categories: WSU faculty, Physics
Tags: In memoriam, Shock physics, Education

Drake enlivened the college experience
Spring 2003
For 36 years Charles H. Drake was a popular, well-respected professor at Washington State University. His introductory class in bacteriology attracted many non-science majors, as well as students preparing for careers in health care."He was an ext...
Categories: Biological sciences, WSU faculty
Tags: Bacteria, In memoriam

Herbert Eastlick mentored thousands
Winter 2002
Zoology professor Herbert L. Eastlick was devoted to preparing students for professional careers in medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. He once described himself as a "taskmaster and autocrat in the classroom," motivated by his overridin...
Categories: Biological sciences, WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam, Zoology

Paul Castleberry sharpened minds
Winter 2002
During 40 years in teaching, including 34 at Washington State University, H. Paul Castleberry touched the lives of many students. He taught courses in American government, international law and organizations, and U.S. foreign policy."He was never ...
Categories: Political science, WSU faculty
Tags: In memoriam

An expert on human evolution, a long-distance driver
Fall 2002
Grover S. Krantz, world-renowned anthropologist and longtime Washington State University professor, died on February 14, 2002 in Port Angeles, Washington after an  eight-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Professor Krantz, or Grover, as eve...
Categories: WSU faculty, Anthropology
Tags: Evolution, In memoriam

Lt. Col. Stinemetz wanted to convey his condolences
Summer 2002
Word of CIA agent Mike Spann’s death November 29, 2001 in Afghanistan struck a chord with Washington State University graduate Lt. Col. Kurt Stinemetz (’76 Anthro.), U.S. Marine Corps. Spann was the first U.S. casualty in the war on terrorism ...
Categories: Military sciences, Alumni
Tags: In memoriam