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Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities
February 11, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Colin-HickeyRICHLAND, Wash. – Classes, internships and study abroad through Washington State University Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Estates WSU Wine Science Center.

Deadline Feb. 25 for research expo judges
January 14, 2016

GPSA-judgesPULLMAN, Wash. – Judges are being sought among Washington State University faculty, staff and alumni for the Graduate and Professional Student Association Research Exposition on Friday, March 25. Please apply by Feb. 25.

Mayor, ‘voice of Cougs’ presented with alumni award
January 12, 2016

Glenn-with-award-and-wife-Kathy-Johnson-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Glenn Johnson, Pullman mayor and “voice of the Cougars” for Washington State University sports, was presented with an Honorary Alumnus Award Saturday during the WSU vs. University of Washington basketball game.

WSU researcher named to National Academy of Inventors
December 15, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Yong-WangPULLMAN, Wash. – Yong Wang, an internationally known researcher in catalysis and reaction engineering for energy and renewable fuels and chemicals, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Uncommon student gets a chance, gives back more
December 15, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Orlan-SvingenPULLMAN, 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.

WSU’s largest endowed scholarship benefits future teachers
December 1, 2015

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.

Army Veterinary Corps chief receives top alumni award
October 19, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, received the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor, on Friday, Oct. 16.

Murray honored as advocate for research funding
October 7, 2015


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.