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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.

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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WSU Board of Regents meeting Sept. 19 and 20 in Pullman
September 13, 2019

The two‑day meeting will be at the Compton Union Building, and Regents will also attend several University-related functions, including the annual WSU Foundation Gala and the Pac‑12 football season opener against UCLA.

Saving sage-grouse by relocation
August 26, 2019

Moving can be tough, but eventually most of us acclimate to new surroundings. That’s true for humans, and research from WSU shows it’s the same for sage-grouse too.