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Hoeksel named fellow in Nat’l League for Nursing

By Addy Hatch, WSU College of Nursing

Renee-Hoeksel
Hoeksel

Renee Hoeksel, executive associate dean and professor at the Washington State University College of Nursing, has been named a fellow of the National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education and will be inducted into the academy in September. » More …

WSU Vancouver receives $2 million McClaskey gift for hospitality chair

wsu-carson-college logoVANCOUVER, Wash. – The Tod and Maxine McClaskey Foundation has given $2 million to establish an endowed chair in School of Hospitality Business Management in the Carson College of Business at Washington State University Vancouver. » More …

Drought-resistant wheat, soybeans WSU’s aim in USDA grant research

WSU researchers Andrei Smertenko - Mechthild Tegeder
Smertenko, Tegeder (l-r)

By Seth Truscott, WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University seek to improve drought-resistant crops, thanks to more than $900,000 in funding from the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). » More …

Smart sensors that assess bridge health developed at WSU

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team is building smart sensors that they plan to use to assess the health of aging bridges. » More …

WSU Foundation endowment fund created in honor of John Gardner

John GardnerPULLMAN, Wash. – In a gesture of support and admiration for John Gardner, who recently announced he is stepping down as vice president for Advancement and CEO of the WSU Foundation, more than $50,000 has been collectively pledged by volunteers, staff, and foundation leaders to create an endowment fund in the name of Gardner and his wife Julie. » More …

Governor’s summit aims to form ‘Network of Champions’

Gov Summit LogoOLYMPIA, Wash. – Gov. Jay Inslee is convening a statewide summit Wednesday, May 31, that promises to bring together hundreds of leaders from business, industry, labor, education and community groups to discuss next steps needed to move more Washington youth into high-demand jobs. » More …

Leave young wildlife to mother nature

By Charlie Powell, WSU College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – First the bad news.  Today, a male white-tailed fawn from Washington was delivered to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. » More …