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Grad student finds research, speaking success

By Cheryl Reed, Graduate School

Amber Morczek

PULLMAN, Wash. – With 10 national speaking engagements scheduled between June and February, doctoral student Amber Morczek is earning distinction for discussing difficult topics in an honest and nonthreatening manner. » More …

Student works to boost renewable energy in Philippines

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Elmer Villota

RICHLAND, Wash. – In Elmar Villota’s home country of the Philippines, as much as 15 percent of households do not have electricity. Villota, a doctoral student in biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is motivated to close that gap with renewable energy. » More …

Through Oct. 22: Events inspire student leadership

WSU’s inaugural Leadership Month kicked off Sept. 24 at the PNW Collegiate Leadership Conference.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nearly three dozen events for students, culminating with Make a Difference Day on Oct. 22, make up the first Leadership Month collaboration between nine Washington State University departments. » More …

Volleyball 17th in nation; team plays at home Friday

Head coach Jen Greeny celebrates with the team after Washington win.

By WSU Athletics

PULLMAN, Wash. – Coming off a pair of stunning roads wins at then-No. 4 Washington and then-No. 9 UCLA, the Washington State University volleyball team is ranked No. 17 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Top 25 Poll for Week 5 (Sept. 26). » More …

Editing service center opens to aid grad students, faculty

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Whether you’re a doctoral student working on your dissertation or a faculty member preparing an article for publication, the new Professional Editing Service Center is staffed and ready to assist you. » More …

Oct. 4, 5: Auditions for ‘Eurydice’ and ‘She Kills Monsters’

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

she-kills-monsters-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Performing Arts invites community members to audition for one or both of the plays it will produce this year, “Eurydice” by Sarah Ruhl and “She Kills Monsters” by Qui Nguyen. » More …

Through Oct. 7: Students can apply as orientation counselors


PULLMAN, Wash. – Undergraduate students can apply through Oct. 7 to be paid ambassadors during summer Alive! sessions for new students and their parents. Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate students for these orientation counselor (OC) positions. » More …