SEATTLE – Efforts to establish a new college of medicine at Washington State University received a boost of private support from Bellevue, Wash., businessman and WSU alumnus Mikal Thomsen. He has committed $100,000 to directly support founding and operation of the WSU medical college proposed in Spokane.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Edmund O. Schweitzer III, founder and president of Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and a pioneer in digital protection for the electric power grid, will receive the 2014 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor.
By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business
PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 1,000 students attended the recent naming celebration of the Washington State University Carson College of Business, along with alumni, faculty, staff, friends and Carson family members, to recognize Scott and Linda Carson’s generosity and longtime support of WSU.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Roughly 80 members of the Washington State University classes of 1964 and 1954 (and one from the class of 1944) listened to piano performances in the Terrell Library atrium and toured Holland Library last week during an annual celebration honoring longtime alumni.