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Oct. 20: Tri-Cities to install chapter of national honor society

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

phi-kappa-phi-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will be welcomed as home to the 338th chapter of Phi Kappa Phi national honor society at an installation ceremony at noon Thursday, Oct. 20, in the CIC art gallery. » More …

$25M grant to improve student success in higher education

GEAR UP staff work with Tri-Cities area high school students.

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities recently received a $25 million seven-year GEAR UP grant to prepare students in low-income schools to enter and succeed in post-secondary education. » More …

Oct. 28: Local artists, performers star at Night with the Arts

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Art of nearly every variation will be featured during the free, public Washington State University Tri-Cities Night with the Arts 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, on campus. » More …

Oct. 22: Explore programs, campus at Tri-Cities open house

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

open-house-smallRICHLAND, Wash. – Prospective students and the public are invited to explore the programs, facilities and more at Washington State University Tri-Cities during the fall open house 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. » More …

Novel method creates important chemicals simply, cheaply

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Norbert-KrusePULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University research team has used a simple, common industrial process in a new way to create chemicals used widely as fuel additives and as feedstock for plasticizers, detergents, lubricants and cosmetics. » More …

$2.2M to fund English learning development for teachers

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

gisela-ernst-slavit-headVANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University has won a five-year, $2.2 million grant to increase the number of certified K-8 teachers with bilingual and English learners (EL) endorsements and to provide professional development to improve EL instruction. » More …

Student represents U.S. at sustainable chemistry school

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

lei-zhu-80-webRICHLAND, Wash. – A doctoral student at Washington State University Tri-Cities is one of 15 worldwide, and the only U.S. student, selected to participate in a recent week-long school in Germany about developing safe, reliable chemicals in a sustainable way. » More …

Oct. 12: Tri-Cities to break ground for campus housing


RICHLAND, Wash. – Groundbreaking for the 800-bed student housing complex at Washington State University Tri-Cities will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, north of the Consolidated Information Center. » More …

Oct. 14: Meet the makers and taste Cougar III wine

By Elizabeth Rudd, Brelsford WSU visitor center

cougar-iii-winePULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumni Annette Bergevin and Dave Harvey of Bergevin Lane Vineyards will discuss their Walla Walla winery and wines at 2:30 p.m. during a tasting at 2-4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Brelsford WSU Visitor Center, 150 E. Spring St., Pullman. » More …