WSU mathematician tackles new threats to U.S. power systems in effort to ensure a steady supply of energy.
Carolyn Kay Ravenscroft Smith, who taught math at WSU Pullman from August 1989 to May 2014, passed away Dec. 7, 2017, surrounded by her children at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane.
For Valerie Cheathon, it all adds up. She plans to earn a master’s degree in applied math so she can make movies. Sitting in the Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus of Washington State University one morning, she clearly sees the world as a weave of numbers—and stories.
By Brandon Chapman, WSU College of Education
WSU’s Learning and Performance Research Center will host its fifth annual Methods Workshop Thursday-Friday, May 11-12, on the Pullman campus, with streaming to Vancouver and Spokane.
By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Janet Frost to the Washington STEM Education Innovation Alliance, which advises the governor about development and implementation of policies to advance STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education.
By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art
PULLMAN, Wash. – A retrospective of works by retired Washington State University faculty member Chris Watts will run Aug. 22-Sept. 17 at the Museum of Art/WSU. An opening reception at 6 p.m. and artist talk at 7 p.m. will be Thursday, Aug. 25, in the museum gallery. Admission is free.
By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University.