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Student Recreation Center turns 20
January 19, 2021

When the Student Recreation Center opened its doors 20 years ago today, it quickly became one of the busiest places on the Pullman campus and one of the most admired recreation centers in the nation.

Campus and Community

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivering his I Have a Dream Speech
MLK’s call for action more urgent than ever
January 15, 2021

University leaders urge all to be willing to engage and join in the efforts to create a just and equitable community at WSU as well as in the larger communities of which we are a part.

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Announcements

Recognize your student employee
January 19, 2021

Each year Washington State University and the National Student Employment Association (NSEA) recognizes the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who work while attending college through the National Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) award.

Pre-Retirement Seminar- January 2021
January 19, 2021

Are you thinking about retiring? Human Resource Services (HRS) will be conducting pre-retirement seminars to assist you with retirement planning. Topics include:

Retiree Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance Enrollment Processes;
Medicare and Social Security;
Voluntary Employee’s Benefit Association Medical Expense Plan (VEBA MEP);
Annual Leave Payment;
Voluntary Investment Programs;
Retirement Income, and;
Retirement Supplementation for WSURP participants.

New visitor center hours start today
January 19, 2021

The Brelsford WSU Visitor Center’s new regular business hours of 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and closed on weekends begin today.

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Science & Technology

A robot used for testing eye tracking technology.
Students develop eye-track testing rig
January 13, 2021

A team of WSU students developed a testing robot as part of their senior design project to help match eye‑tracking technology with people in need.

Student engineers designing low‑cost ventilator
January 8, 2021

The WSU Tri‑Cities team is designing the ventilator as part of their senior capstone project under the guidance and mentorship of engineering professors Mohamed Osman and Barbara Philipp.

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Food & Agriculture

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Health & Medicine

Two people carrying a carton of COVID-19 vaccine down a hallway
WSU receives shipment of COVID-19 vaccine
December 17, 2020

The university was enlisted by Gov. Jay Inslee to assist in storing the state’s vaccine supplies because of the availability of the needed ultra-cold freezer equipment.

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Arts & Culture

Closeup of Danh Pham
Maestro of many voices
January 8, 2021

Associate Music Professor Dan Pham is known for musical selections that embrace not only classical titles but also those by contemporary composers and musicians who were marginalized or undiscovered during their lifetimes.

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Politics & Society

Young football player in a white helmet and blue jersey standing before an empty field.
Football-loving states slow to enact youth concussion laws
December 1, 2020

States with high rates of high school football participation and strong college conferences, in particular the Southeastern Conference, were among the last to take up regulations on youth concussions, according to a recent study.

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Reports & Updates

Closeup of Schulz outdoors on the WSU Pullman campus.
Signs of hope surround us
January 19, 2021

In such a gloomy environment, it’s easy to lose sight of reasons for hope. Yet, as we begin a new semester, hopeful signs surround us.

A technology year in review 
October 19, 2020

WSU’s central Information Technology Services is pleased to share its 2020 annual report, reflecting on some of the biggest technology projects supporting WSU’s goals this past fiscal year. 

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