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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.

The day Coug pride filled the sky

September 16, 2022
Pilot and WSU alum Mark Showalter charted a course for crimson and gray glory and landed lots of attention for waving the flag at 10,500 feet.

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.

DARPA Forward conference kicks off at WSU Pullman

September 13, 2022
DARPA Forward is the national security-focused research organization’s effort to make face-to-face connections with tomorrow’s innovators, DARPA’s Director Stefanie Tompkins told audiences Tuesday.

WSU-related Podcasts

From WSU:

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

New employee learning platform improves free training options

August 18, 2022
An improved search function, along with a leadership course developed by MIT’s Sloan School of Management, are among the myriad of options available on WSU’s new employee learning platform, Skillsoft Percipio, which launched Aug. 9.

Awards & Achievements

WSU Foundation announces top awards

September 27, 2022
The Washington State University Foundation will celebrate the leadership, service, and commitment of its remarkable volunteers at the annual Awards Celebration in Pullman this week.

Science & Technology

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

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.