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April 10: Finalists compete to develop plastic waste solutions

By Craig Lawson, International Programs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Five finalist teams will present their solutions for dealing with plastic waste in the environment at the free, public Annual Global Case Competition at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Todd Hall 216 at Washington State University.Continue reading

March 25: CH2M HILL panel examines women’s strides in STEM

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

McAteer-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Women’s increasing power and influence in the business world will be discussed by a panel of female employees of CH2M HILL at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, in the East Auditorium, Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.Continue reading

National survey polls students to evaluate, improve WSU

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

nsse-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is hopeful that freshmen and seniors can use their smartphones this spring to tell the institution how it is doing.Continue reading

WSU Regents to meet this week at WSU Tri-Cities

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will hold a regularly scheduled meeting March 26-27, at the WSU Tri Cities Campus, Consolidated Information Center, Room 212-214, to consider action items, including the appointment of a treasurer to the Board of Regents, the establishment of a technology fee for Pullman undergraduate students, and the designation of a recipient for the Regent’s Distinguished Alumni Award. Continue reading

Vice chancellor named to national student services academy

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

MeiersChrisRICHLAND, Wash. – The head of student services and enrollment at Washington State University Tri-Cities will share his experience at the national level, training colleagues at universities and colleges to cultivate student learning and success.Continue reading

Former executive prepares students for employment

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

FultonRICHLAND, Wash. – A former CH2M HILL executive has been appointed a volunteer executive in residence (EIR) at Washington State University Tri-Cities. John Fulton will mentor students, assist with research and increase public and private partnerships to help the campus produce job-ready graduates.Continue reading

Student-designed software helps nonprofit gain efficiency

By Joseph Jensen, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications intern

DRC-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – A nonprofit mediation service is spending more time educating and serving clients and less time on administration, thanks to software designed last summer by students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities computer science class.Continue reading

March 23: Marijuana laws, policy compared, considered

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

LovrichRICHLAND, Wash. – A comparison of Washington and Colorado public policy following marijuana legalization and the impact on the rest of the country will be discussed at 5 p.m. Monday, March 23, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.Continue reading