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Cashup Davis sits inside the lobby of the hotel he built on top of Steppe Toe Butte.
WSU’s first endowed deanship commemorates a northwest pioneer
September 19, 2019

The Cashup Davis Family Endowed Dean honors the spirit of James S. “Cashup” Davis, an enterprising English immigrant who homesteaded on the Palouse, building a now-vanished three-story hotel atop 3,612-foot Steptoe Butte in 1888.

Farm ground at the WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center with Mt. Rainier in the distance.
WSU, Puyallup teaming up for Appreciation Week
September 19, 2019

Puyallup mayor and Coug alum John Palmer said the city wanted to show how much it appreciates the connection between WSU and Puyallup residents during Higher Education Appreciation Week, Sept. 23-28.

Students walking between two buildings during the 2018 All Campus Picnic.
WSU sets systemwide enrollment record
September 18, 2019

Nearly one out of every three WSU students are the first in their family to attend college, peaking at WSU Vancouver, where more than 40 percent are first-generation college students.

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Willoughby honored for innovative teaching methods
September 18, 2019

Jessica Willoughby received a third place teaching award from the Communicating Science, Health, Environment and Risk division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Students travel to national materials conference
September 18, 2019

Seven undergraduates from WSU’s student chapter of Material Advantage will participate in competitions, presentations, and a poster session at the weeklong Materials Science and Technology (MS&T) conference in Portland, Oregon.

ITS 2019 annual report available online
September 16, 2019

The report discusses projects like WSU’s new cloud authentication, Zoom teleconferencing, and enhanced connectivity across the state via the ongoing CougNet project.

Brain injury expert returns to WSU
September 13, 2019

Darrell Jackson wants to train a new generation of healthcare practitioners in the Inland Northwest to help people with ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases live longer, healthier and happier lives.

Spokane town halls with president, provost
September 12, 2019

Faculty, staff and students at WSU Health Sciences Spokane are invited to join President Kirk Schulz and new Provost and Executive Vice President Mitzi Montoya on Sept. 12 and 13.