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April 14: Crimson Food and Wine Classic at Hamilton Cellars

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The 2018 Crimson Food and Wine Classic, hosted by Washington State University Tri-Cities, is slated for 6 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at Hamilton Cellars. » More …

WSU Blended Learning wines presented at spring release party

By Kaury Balcom, WSU Viticulture & Enology Program

WSU viticulture enology student pours blended wine.RICHLAND, Wash. – A dinner event introducing new wines from the WSU Blended Learning student-made wine program is slated for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Budd’s Broiler in Richland, Wash. The public is invited to attend.

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Jan. 27: Tri-Cities brunch featuring Ryan Leaf to benefit Carson College

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

WSU_Tri-Cities_brunch_fundraiser_2017RICHLAND, Wash. – A brunch fundraiser to support the Carson College of Business will be hosted by Washington State University Tri-Cities, 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Anthony’s at Columbia Point in Richland, Wash. » More …

Calvert named WSU vp for advancement, foundation CEO

Lisa Calvert

PULLMAN, Wash. – Lisa Calvert, a development and fundraising expert with more than 30 years of experience, has been named vice president for advancement at Washington State University and CEO of the WSU Foundation. She will start at WSU on Oct. 25.

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Private support for WSU tops $122 Million in FY2017

By Trevor Durham, University Development

Picciotto Gil interim vp advancement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University supporters committed $21.6 million in private support in June — a record for that month — to bring WSU’s total fundraising activity to more than $122.6 million in gifts, grants, revocable commitments and other contributions during Fiscal Year 2017. » More …

Major gift advances WSU thermodynamics research, careers

By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Alexandra Navrotsky

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of the Alexandra Navrotsky Institute for Experimental Thermodynamics, made possible by a $1 million gift from Alexandra Navrotsky, Distinguished Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth and Environmental Materials Chemistry at University of California-Davis. » More …

WSU launches search for next chief advancement officer

PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University today launched a national search for its next vice president of University Advancement and chief executive officer of the WSU Foundation. The position leads the university’s fundraising and advancement activities. » More …

April 21 winemaker dinners support WSU research

By Kaury Balcom, Viticulture & Enology

wineSEATTLE – Proceeds from winemaker dinners at various Seattle locations will support Children’s Hospital and Washington State University viticulture and enology research. Hosted by Auction of Washington Wines, the wine-paired meals begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 21, and cost $150. » More …

Register for July 29 golf tournament that funds scholarships

Ford truck for golf tournamentPULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Ridge Golf Club will host the ninth annual Jess Ford of Pullman Hardhat Classic Golf Tournament Saturday, July 29, to benefit Washington State University’s Facilities Services Scholarship Fund/Endowment. Check-in begins at 7 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. » More …

March 24: Hospitality business school celebrates 85 years

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – The School of Hospitality Business Management (SHBM) at Washington State University will celebrate its 85th anniversary at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, in the CUB senior ballroom. The public is invited. » More …