The highest honor the U.S. Congress can bestow on a civilian will be presented today at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
The university’s Global Campus ranked 23rd nationally for all undergraduate online degree programs; WSU’s online MBA program through the Carson College of Business ranked 18th; and the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture’s online graduate engineering program ranked 21st.
The appointment further cements ongoing collaborative research and will facilitate student and faculty exchanges along with development of new research initiatives.
Chemical engineering senior Kristian Gubsch is headed in the fall to the University of Sheffield as WSU’s first recipient of a Marshall Scholarship.
Savanna Navarro Kresse, vice president for the Associated Students of WSU Tri‑Cities and a senior history major, earned an “Honor Role” award through the ALL IN Challenge Awards program, where she was invited to be honored in Washington, D.C.
The awards, part of this year’s Research Week celebrations, are given for outstanding achievements, contributions, and service in research development and research administration.
As part of this year’s Research Week celebration, the Office of Research and the Graduate School cosponsored several competitions
Proceeds from the event, held by the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, will fund a scholarship in Gaskins’ honor.
Topics tackled by the teams made up mostly of freshmen ranged from solutions to aging out of the foster system to college roommate selection, and from adjusting to college life to finding American resources for immigrants.
Each recipient will be recognized at the Presidential Awards ceremony scheduled to begin at 12:15 p.m. inside the CUB Senior Ballroom in Pullman.