WSU News Alumni Features

Through Nov. 1: Nominate next common reading book

PULLMAN, Wash. – Books related to the theme “frontiers of technology, health and society” can be nominated through Nov. 1 as the Washington State University 2017-18 common reading selection used by thousands of first-year and other students. » More …

Business advising saves state jobs, aerospace support

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Small Business Development Center

MOSES LAKE, Wash. – When WWII-era buildings at the Port of Moses Lake needed work in 2013, Sonico, the aircraft parts repair and maintenance business leasing those buildings, was told it would have to depart. » More …

Give input about professional Coug wear by Sept. 14

blazerPULLMAN, Wash. – College-branded professional apparel for women will be designed in a Washington State University class this semester for manufacturing and purchase, and students are looking for input before they begin. » More …

Sept. 15: Slalom CEO, cofounder to speak at Power Breakfast

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Brad-JacksonSEATTLE – Brad Jackson, CEO and cofounder of Slalom, will present “The Two Things That Will Change Your Life” as keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business. » More …

Aug. 10 reception: Photo exhibit features animals of Japan

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – While her husband was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, three years ago, Heather Wiegmann photographed a Japanese white-eye, or mejiro, amid the first cherry blossoms of spring. » More …

Kamaka Ukulele brothers receive WSU alumni award

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HONOLULU – Brothers Samuel and Frederick Kamaka, owners of Kamaka Ukulele, were honored July 23 with the Washington State University Alumni Association Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of service to their community as entrepreneurs and promoters of cultural heritage and in passing on the tradition and values of a family-owned business. » More …