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Proposed WSU medical college attracts lead gift
February 9, 2015

Thomsen-80SEATTLE – 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.

Pioneering alumna donates prize for WSU scholarships
December 17, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

ThomasTACOMA, Wash. – As a pioneer in her field, Elaine Thomas joins generations of women in the traditional art of baking – but at 3,000 degrees.

Nov. 13: Schweitzer to receive top alumni award
October 30, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Ed-Schweitzer-80PULLMAN, 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.

College of Business celebrates name, impact on students
October 29, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson-80PULLMAN, 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.

Oct. 24: Carson College naming ceremony planned
October 3, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Todd-color-drawing-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A naming celebration for the Carson College of Business will take place Oct. 24 on the Pullman campus. The celebration is free to the public.

Nov. 13: SEL founder to receive WSU’s highest alumni honor
October 2, 2014

Schweitzer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Edmund O. Schweitzer III – pioneer of electric power systems protection – is the 2014 recipient of the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest honor Washington State University confers upon alumni.

Golden, diamond grads recall Holland during library tour
September 15, 2014

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.