Bullying, and at times even physical abuse, were not uncommon during Bella Butcher’s high school tenure – the realities of growing up gay in rural Oklahoma. Now, in her freshman year at WSU, Butcher is looking to help others navigating a similar path.
Currently serving as chair of the Department of Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology at the University of California Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, she will assume her new responsibilities July 20 at WSU.
Content about Washington features photographs and narrative from an interdisciplinary group of 25 historians, architects, librarians, historic preservation professionals and cultural resource management specialists.
The exhibition will feature a range of styles of art, including interactive and electronic sculptures, ceramics, photography, painting, drawing and more by 16 faculty and staff from across the WSU system.
Award-winning novelist and poet Patrick Coleman will visit Pullman from Feb. 4–6 as a guest of the WSU Visiting Writer series. Coleman also is an artist and curator who serves as assistant director of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego.
Awards will be offered by the Office of Undergraduate Research, the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, and WSU Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation—an NSF‑funded program for underrepresented minority students in STEM majors.
The Commercialization Gap Fund is intended to be the final funding step for near market-ready technologies in the areas of clean tech, engineering, human and animal health, and agricultural and/or information technologies.
Owners of forests in northeast Washington will have the opportunity to learn how to keep their forests productive and healthy, wildlife-friendly, and safe from wildfire at the Forest Owners Winter School, Saturday, Feb. 1, in Colville, Wash.
Veterinary student Jessica Turner’s pet portraits will be on display through mid‑May at the Animal Health Library, part of the WSU Libraries’ “Art in the Library” program. An opening reception will take place from 4–6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24, at the Animal Health Library in Wegner Hall 170 at WSU Pullman.
WSU students are working with the Pullman community to develop a vision for the city’s Gateway District, the area that connects WSU to downtown. A public meeting will be held Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5 pm. in the Brelsford Visitor Center.
The NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC weekday anchor will give the keynote speech at the 45th Murrow Symposium at 7 p.m. on Sunday, March 22, in Pullman.
From expanding research capabilities in Pullman to adding new classrooms in the Tri‑Cities, WSU is undertaking major construction projects across the system.
The Electronic Gaming Federation’s inaugural Power Five Esports Invitational Tournament will be livestreamed throughout the weekend on Twitch, allowing viewers to follow the action in real time.
WSU’s three original branch campuses now enroll more than 7,000 students. Their mission has expanded to include a wide range of programs to undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
The NBA champion joins Steve Puidokas as only the second Cougar to have his jersey retired in the history of the men’s basketball program.
The Board has retained Kevin Reilly, a senior consultant with ABG Consulting, to commence interviews with key university stakeholders as a part of the review process.
W. Kamau Bell brings his scathingly humorous commentary on some of today’s most important social issues to Pullman for a keynote address Jan. 23. His talk will be livestreamed throughout the WSU system.