News for June 2011


July 01, 2011

WWU Not the Only One

Although I'm currently a student at Pacific Union College, in Angwin, California, I still make my family forward the monthly GLEANER to me so I can keep up with what's going on back home.

New Blogs

July 01, 2011

Dear Counselor ...

"Lately I've noticed texting from my mobile phone has become an obsession. I send texts to all my friends and keep sending to those who reply. It doesn't make any sense, but when I am left without anyone to send to, I just text myself! At times it's almost impossible to keep my hands off the cell phone. Any advice?" — Rick

From the GLEANER Archives

July 01, 2011

These fine folks do not deserve to disappear into the GLEANER archives, unnamed and unsung. If you know when or where this photo might have been taken or the names of any of these individuals, we'd like to know. Add your ideas to the July Archival Photo discussion online on the GLEANER Blog at or email

More WWU News Box

July 01, 2011

Registration is now open for the FIRST LEGO League Regional Robotics Challenge to be held at WWU on April 8, 2012. Register your team at This year's theme is Food Factor.

Building Engineering Innovators and Leaders

July 01, 2011

The Walla Walla University's Edward F. Cross School of Engineering has been offering quality education in a vibrant campus community for 64 years. More than 1,200 students have graduated from the school's civil, computer, electrical and mechanical engineering programs.

While many colleges and universities reserve their top-notch laboratory equipment solely for use by graduate-level students, the School of Engineering believes access to the best possible technology is key to a high-quality undergraduate education.

Adventist Health News

July 01, 2011

Adventist Health recently launched a new corporate website. After months of working on content, visually pleasing design and increased functionality, the new site is now more user friendly and patient-centered. Visitors to the website will find:

Directions (and zip code search) to all Adventist Health facilities.

Health library with interactive tools, recipes, articles and more.

Links to hospitals, Find a Doc, bill pay and giving abilities.

Port Orchard Holds CHIP Seminar

July 01, 2011 / Helen May

The Port Orchard Church, under the leadership of Virlyn Dodge and Vicki Mathison, conducted a Coronary Health Improvement Project seminar at the church’s fellowship hall with 16 sessions over seven consecutive weeks, beginning on Feb. 7, 2011. The CHIP seminar drew 20 participants from both the church and the community. The seminar featured a series of Video lectures by Dr. Hans Diehl, Lifestyle Medicine Institute director, followed by small discussion groups to encourage each other, exercise progress reports, and time to sample various foods.