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Category: Events & Exhibits

May 8: WSU Spokane to celebrate commencement

By Kevin Dudley, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – About 400 students will graduate from Washington State University Spokane at 2 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the INB Performing Arts Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. and family, friends and faculty are invited. Tickets are not required for the free commencement ceremony.Continue reading

June 3: Author Bill Thorness talks about cool season gardening

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

ThornessEVERETT, Wash. – Seattle writer and gardener Bill Thorness will share tips, tricks and techniques for extending the growing season 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.Continue reading

Employee honorees named; appreciation event May 1

appreciation-dayPULLMAN, Wash. – Fifteen employees will be honored at the second annual Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day ceremony hosted by the Associated Students of Washington State University. The free event – with refreshments, awards and speakers – will be at 6 p.m. Friday, May 1, in the CUB junior ballroom.Continue reading

May 26: Event marks restoration of WWI veteran tribute

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – A living tribute to Skagit County citizens who gave their lives in World War I may soon be visible again, thanks to WSU Skagit County master gardeners and other community volunteers leading the effort to replace a total of 84 elm trees – each representing a fallen local U.S. service member – which once lined Memorial Highway (State Route 536).Continue reading

Adventure, technology combine in Business Plan Competition

By Sue McMurray, WSU Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Twenty-eight student-led business plan teams from across the globe gathered at Washington State University’s (WSU) Carson College of Business over the weekend to compete in the 13th annual WSU Business Plan Competition. Continue reading

April 29: Students present designs for forest waste facility

NARA-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University have developed facility site designs for a potential liquid depot to process wood from slash piles in the Pacific Northwest. The liquid sugar can be used to produce chemical products including biofuels. Designs and findings will be presented in a webinar at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29.Continue reading

May 8: Alumnus to speak at WSU multicultural graduation

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

Damon-ArnoldPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumnus and former staff member Damon F. Arnold will give the keynote address at the free, public Washington State University Multicultural Graduation Celebration 6-8 p.m. Friday, May 8, at the Schweitzer Event Center. Approximately 160 graduates are expected to be honored.Continue reading