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University Affairs

UNIV course suite reviewed, refreshed

March 23, 2023
A system-wide committee has updated the suite of one-to-four-credit university student-success courses and processes for the first time in a decade, resulting in several changes effective starting in fall 2023.

WSU-related Podcasts

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Food safety, WSU stories, science answers for kids, and more—listen to podcasts from Washington State University.

About WSU:

A selection of programs about Washington State, produced by alumni and friends.

WSU Podcasts

Benefits & Training

Awards & Achievements

Science & Technology

Bot Brawl showcases student skill and innovation

March 1, 2023
Twelve small robots equipped with innovative defenses went head-to-head during the inaugural Crimson Bot Brawl, a display of creativity, teamwork and passion for action-packed robotic combat.

Food & Agriculture

Health & Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary student wins national business award

February 28, 2023
A $2 million proposal by Washington State University student Thomas Kile for the purchase, remodel, and expansion of a fictitious veterinary clinic earned first place in a national competition for veterinary students.

Arts & Culture

WSU alum wins Academy Award for visual effects

March 17, 2023
Eric Saindon served as senior visual effects supervisor on the team behind “Avatar: The Way of Water,” which took home the Best Visual Effects Oscar at the 95th annual Academy Awards on March 12.

Palouse soundscape composer presents music of nature

February 22, 2023
Since coming to WSU from Malaysia in August, Yii Kah Hoe has ventured with his microphone into nearby woods, along rivers and streams, and even out onto an icy pond to capture the sounds of the Palouse.

Key to a winning Super Bowl ad

February 10, 2023
Justin Barnes, faculty in the Murrow College of Communication, describes how brands attempt to make a winning Super Bowl commercial in a video produced by WSU Marketing and Communications.

Business & Economics

Politics & Society

Reports & Updates

Our long-term fiscal health

March 14, 2023
President Kirk Schulz provides some details on how WSU has navigated its long‑term fiscal health since 2016, including comparisons with peer public research universities.

Enrollment strategies to impact Fall 2023 semester

February 15, 2023
WSU President Kirk Schulz tells faculty and staff he remains committed to improving transparency around system-wide decision-making and the priorities that will impact the university’s financial health.