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A good apple (cider)
October 4, 2017

Did you know the cider apple research program was started at WSU Mount Vernon NWREC in 1979?

Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band present debut concert Wednesday
October 3, 2017

The free performance will include works by Vaughan Williams, Mackey, Persichetti, Grainger, and Reed. The Symphonic Wind Ensemble will premiere professor David Jarvis’ “Diagonals” from his Wynwood Suite #2 for Wind Ensemble, and also feature professor Julie Wieck, soprano, singing Bernard Gilmore’s “Five Songs for Soprano and Band.”

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The fabric of the university
October 3, 2017

After 38 years with WSU, artist Tim Doebler’s creations have become interwoven throughout the university. Commemorative and recognition placards in building lobbies. A stone monument on Terrell Mall. Finely crafted tokens of appreciation awarded to University leaders and supporters. And, of course, the ornate university mace, a fixture at every convocation and commencement.

Former Fortune 100 exec to kick off lecture series on innovation and outreach Oct. 9
October 3, 2017

The first presentation of the university’s new Presidential Innovation and Outreach Speakers Series will feature Judith Giordan, co-founder of the Chemical Angels Network and an entrepreneur and former Fortune 100 executive. The presentation is set for 3:30 p.m. Monday, October 9, in Fulmer Hall, Room 201, on the Pullman campus.

Palouse Trio performs beloved trios tonight
October 3, 2017

Faculty members Meredith Arksey violin, Ruth Boden cello, Jeffrey Savage piano, will perform three works: Joseph Haydn’s Trio No. 39 in G Major, nicknamed the “Gypsy” with its iconic Rondo a l’Ongarese, Enrique Arbόs’ “Three Pieces in the Spanish Style” and Felix Mendelssohn’s D Minor Trio.

Cougars ever more
October 3, 2017

The official WSU mascot can trace its origins to an October 25, 1919 football upset over the heavily favored California Bears.

Leader in global health at WSU receives alumni award
October 2, 2017

Guy Palmer, who served as founding director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, was honored Sept. 28 with the Washington State University Alumni Achievement Award. The award recognizes and honors alumni who have given significant service to WSU and outstanding contributions to community and profession.

WSU in the spotlight
October 1, 2017

Friday night’s 30-27 upset win over fifth-ranked USC thrust WSU into a national limelight that continued to shine throughout the weekend as the Cougars climbed to No. 11 on the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. A sampling of reactions, from ESPN to the Washington Post, suggests others are discovering what Cougar Nation already knew has been building on the Palouse.

Rawlins Research Complex unveiled in Pullman
October 1, 2017

The complex promotes collaborative and interdisciplinary life sciences research regardless of department or college. Currently, the complex consists of the first three of six interconnected life science research buildings: Vogel Plant Sciences, Biotechnology and Life Sciences, and Veterinary and Biomedical Research.

Open enrollment starting soon
September 29, 2017

During the month of November, the Public Employees Benefits Board will hold its Annual Open Enrollment. This month-long event is the one time a year that WSU employees can change or update their medical or dental benefits for the upcoming year.

Why the common cold struck when the weather was hot
September 29, 2017

A cold is associated with the brisk weather of winter – that’s how the illness gets its name. Why, then, did the virus hit students, faculty and staff when temperatures were in the 80s as the fall semester began?

WSU Everett wins VISION 2040 award
September 29, 2017

City of Everett, Snohomish County and Washington State University have won a 2017 sustainability award from the Puget Sound Regional Council for WSU Everett.