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Employees subject of public records request
January 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The state Office of Financial Management has received a public records request for information about all state employees, including those at Washington State University.

Professor to testify before Congress about foster care
December 1, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

amy-salazar-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Youth in the foster care system receive little support once they turn 18, especially when it comes to pursuing postsecondary education.

Forest-powered biofuel flight heads to Washington, D.C.
November 14, 2016

SEATTLE – Washington state-based Alaska Airlines today made history flying the first commercial flight using the world’s first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed forests.

Students learn about ag innovation to address world needs
March 28, 2016

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Agricultural innovation in response to a changing world was a key topic of discussion when three Washington State University students visited with national policy leaders and lawmakers recently.

Congressional leaders learn about WSU initiatives in Everett
February 24, 2016

By Randy Bolerjack, WSU North Puget Sound at Everett

Cantwell-80EVERETT, Wash. – Making college loans more affordable is a priority, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., told students who shared concerns about college affordability and loan debt during her visit last week to Washington State University North Puget Sound.

Dec. 9: Area lawmakers discuss upcoming state legislature
December 1, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – State legislators from the local 9th District will discuss issues for the upcoming legislative session, including higher education, at the Foley Institute at noon Wednesday, Dec. 9, in Bryan Hall 308. Pizza will be served.

Benefits found with state’s innovative parole program
November 4, 2015

From the Huffington Post

Huffington-post-parole-articleSPOKANE, Wash. – The state’s community supervision of those on parole, called Swift and Certain, recently was evaluated by Washington State University criminal justice researchers. They found the program is improving criminal justice.

Murray honored as advocate for research funding
October 7, 2015

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WASHINGTON – Interim President Dan Bernardo was in Washington, D.C., this week and had the opportunity to present Washington State University alumna and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray with The Science Coalition’s “Breakfast of Champions” award.

Provost’s perspective: No government shutdown at WSU
June 18, 2015

By Dan Bernardo, provost and executive vice president

Bernardo-2013PULLMAN, Wash. – As members of the Washington State Legislature continue to work through the details of next biennium’s budget, there has been some media coverage around what happens if lawmakers are unable to complete their work by July 1.