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Campus & Community

WSU Family Medicine Residency Center unveiled

September 23, 2022
University leaders, health care personnel, and community members gathered for the unveiling of the future home of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine’s new Family Medicine Residency program within Pullman Regional Hospital.

University Affairs

WSU submits 2023–2025 state budget requests

September 21, 2022
The university’s request included $34.5 million to fund a 4% compensation increase for faculty and staff the first year of the biennium and a 3% increase in the second year.

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

Public Student Loan Forgiveness and Limited Waiver — Upcoming Webinars

September 30, 2022
WSU and the Washington Student Loan Advocate have partnered to provide a webinar covering Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the PSLF waiver (ending on Oct. 31). Understanding what is required and knowing where and how to take the first steps to qualify for this opportunity can be confusing. Join the presentation to better understand this […]

Awards & Achievements

WSU earns grant to assist small food processors

September 28, 2022
A new $250,000 grant from the Washington State Department of Agriculture will help WSU’s School of Food Science provide resources for the state’s small but mighty, value-added food growers and producers.

Science & Technology

Platinum really is forever

September 30, 2022
Scientists at WSU’s Institute for Shock Physics discovered something unexpected when they tested mankind’s most valuable metals to see how much pressure they could take.

Improving biofuels from oilseeds

September 26, 2022
Making aviation biofuels from non‑food crops is the goal of a new Department of Energy-funded project that includes significant contributions from WSU.

Food & Agriculture

Health & Medicine

Special announcement regarding statewide outdoor air quality — wildfire smoke

September 12, 2022
Air quality in various locations statewide may be affected by wildfire smoke. WSU campuses as well as research and extension centers could be affected. For general information go to the Environmental Health & Safety’s Wildfire Smoke page. This page provides information on the health effects of wildfire smoke, and links to various air quality websites […]

Veterinary Medicine

WSU works to repair puppy’s leg

September 16, 2022
It was a highly complicated procedure but the surgical team was able to practice and prepare using a 3D-printed model of the puppy’s legs.

Tragic events bring orphan colt, mare together

July 5, 2022
An orphan colt whose mother died shortly after giving birth has a new mom – a mare that had tragically lost her foal – thanks to the generosity of strangers and Washington State University veterinarians playing matchmaker.

Arts & Culture

Business & Economics

Politics & Society

Kick-off event for WSU book about Cashup Davis

September 15, 2022
The story chronicles one of the Washington Territory’s first celebrity homesteaders and draws from his life to illuminate some of today’s pressing questions. Meet the authors at 9:30 a.m. Monday on the Pullman campus.

Reports & Updates

Dean Borjesson’s Notes from the Palouse

September 27, 2022
Sometimes academia can be rough. We have real challenges with staffing shortages, equipment needs, and turnover without the ability to be fully nimble in our responses. But there is something. Something in our many missions that compel faculty and staff to stay and discover, educate, and reach out.

Work-life balance survey results

August 15, 2022
The response was tremendous. Thank you to the more than 2,000 faculty and staff members who provided honest feedback, including the submission of more than 1,100 thoughtful comments.

Executive Budget Council update

July 12, 2022
As a new budget model that can better align WSU’s resource allocation with its strategic priorities is finalized, a governance process to support the implementation of the new model also is being developed.