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From the provost: Cougar PAWS gaining traction

from-the-provost-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Last year, we set in place a series of programs aimed at actively fostering an atmosphere at WSU that supports innovative research and academic excellence. The Cougar PAWS (Promoting Academic Ways to Success) initiative sparked progress in many areas.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

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

Media advisory: Future engineers demonstrate skills May 1

PULLMAN, Wash. – Hydrogen-powered cars, 3D-printed hip replacements and artificially intelligent robots will be exhibited as Washington State University students from across the state show off their knowledge, skills and innovation at the Engineering Capstone Expo on Friday, May 1.Continue reading

WSU students land national Goldwater scholarships

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

Goldwater-winnersPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University students won annual Barry M. Goldwater scholarships and one student received honorable mention. The merit-based awards, typically for $7,500, go to college sophomores and juniors in science, engineering and mathematics who intend to pursue a career in research.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