By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – High school students, scientists and Washington State University Tri-Cities students in many disciplines are teaming up to make video “STEM Flicks” to improve science, technology, engineering and mathematics education and workforce preparation.
By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – When history professor Orlan Svingen encouraged nontraditional student Janet Creighton to complete her doctorate at Washington State University in the 1990s, he had no idea that she and her husband are philanthropists and longtime generous supporters of WSU.
By Trevor Durham, WSU Foundation
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of its largest endowed scholarship fund, made possible through a $16.5 million estate gift from San Francisco Bay area developer, philanthropist and alumnus Roscoe “Rock” Logan and his wife, Jane.
By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – In honor of a fondly remembered professor, Edmund Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Lab are making donations of $100,000 each to the Alfred and Nancy Flechsig Fund for Laboratory Improvement at Washington State University.
By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane
SPOKANE, Wash. – Avista Corp. has contributed $25,000 to the Dr. Elson S. Floyd Medical Education Founders Fund to honor the memory of the late Washington State University president’s vision and courage.
By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy
SPOKANE, Wash. – Student pharmacists Jeff Nye and Patrick Stolz recently received $5,000 scholarships and trips to a national pharmacy owner workshop this fall from Cardinal Health. Associate Dean Linda Garrelts MacLean will speak at the workshop about identifying and serving patient care niches in pharmacy practice.
By Faith Price, Tribal Liaison Office
LA CONNER, Wash. – The Swinomish Indian Tribal Community has generously donated $5,000 toward establishment of a scholarship for Native American students at Washington State University.