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$350,000 donation supports dahlia virus research at WSU
September 24, 2014

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

dahlia-Marcella-LouisePULLMAN, Wash. – A $350,000 donation from an avid dahlia grower will support Washington State University research into viruses that afflict the ornamental flower crop.

$5 million gift funds research facility, ups state grain game
September 17, 2014

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Phase-1-of-grain-research-facility-100PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Grain Commission announced Wednesday a $5 million gift to expand facilities and advance grain research at Washington State University. Plant growth facilities are central to developing grain varieties through WSU’s plant breeding programs.

Sept. 18: Voiland College naming ceremony
September 10, 2014

voiland-renaming-200PULLMAN, Wash. – A naming celebration for the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture will take place Sept. 18 on the Pullman campus.

Acclaimed artist Jim Dine donates collection to Museum of Art/WSU
June 10, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Museum of Art announced today that it received an unprecedented gift of more than 200 fine art prints from internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine. The gift—valued at nearly $2 million—creates the largest permanent collection of Dine prints at a university in the world.

Media advisory: Jim Dine gift announcement at Wright
June 5, 2014

Jim-Dine-80 SEATTLE – Internationally acclaimed artist Jim Dine will join Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 10, at the Wright Exhibition Space here to announce a multimillion-dollar gift to the WSU Museum of Art.

$3M gift supports Bremerton-area scholarships
May 30, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture

Bob-Stewart-80BREMERTON, Wash. – As a teenager in the Great Depression, Bob Stewart made his way from Minnesota to the Bremerton area, where he worked his way up from shipyard apprentice to U.S. Navy and Boeing employee, investor, founder of Olympic Savings and Loan and Bremerton finance commissioner.

Grants will expand services for first-generation students
May 14, 2014

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs & Enrollment

first-scholars-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – The First Scholars program has helped Washington State University surpass the national percentage of first-generation students who complete a bachelor’s degree within six years of enrollment. Yet the program only has capacity to accept 20 new students each fall.