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Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Colin-HickeyRICHLAND, Wash. – Classes, internships and study abroad through Washington State University Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Estates WSU Wine Science Center. » More …

Through May: Library features wildlife photos by vet student

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Not much is different about the two side-by-side photographs of fourth-year Washington State University veterinary student Seth Bynum. He’s seated in the back of the same Chevy Tahoe, wearing a short-sleeved shirt, shorts, sandals and long hair, holding up a hand-lettered sign with the words “Montana or Bust.” » More …

Prototype classroom focuses on student engagement

By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach and Innovation

Visa-Thach-in-Bryan-404PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s future Digital Classroom Building is a deep hole in a muddy field. But the future is already here, albeit in a more traditional building, 107-year-old Bryan Hall. » More …

Tri-Cities grant funds STEM videos with LIGO, schools

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – High school students, scientists and Washington State University Tri-Cities students in many disciplines are teaming up to make video “STEM Flicks” to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce preparation. » More …

Classroom technology, facility upgrades planned for summer

PULLMAN, Wash. – General university classrooms in Clark, Wegner and Avery halls are slated for technology upgrades and minor renewal during the summer. Auditoriums in Kimbrough, Fine Arts and Goertzen halls are included in the technology upgrades. » More …

3D printing creates new reality for students

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By Richard H. Miller, Academic Outreach and Innovation

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has built a global reputation for 3D printing: alumnus S. Scott Crump helped develop it, and WSU scientists are finding ways to create bones for people, parts for satellites and buildings from Mars dirt. » More …

WSU Vancouver selected to help ‘Re-Imagine the First Year’

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University Vancouver is among 44 institutions nationwide invited to participate in the “Re-Imagining the First Year of College” project of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. » More …

Through February: WSU display explores mental health

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

James-WhitbreadPULLMAN, Wash. – In the United States, 43.8 million adults experience mental illness each year, yet it remains a topic of secrecy and stigma for many, including on college campuses. » More …

WSU first in state to serve certified sustainable seafood

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By Chantell Cosner, Administrative Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is the state’s first institution of higher education – and one of 12 nationwide – to serve Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certified sustainable seafood in its dining centers. » More …