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WSU, Heritage University increase access to health education
January 24, 2017

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Pharmacy and Heritage University have signed two agreements to streamline the path for Heritage students to become pharmacists, starting with the class entering in the fall.

WSU sparks interest in vacancy-heavy ag career fields
January 24, 2017

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

PULLMAN, Wash. – For many high school and minority students who grow up in agriculture families, leaving the farm is a primary goal. But Washington State University’s Spark program is igniting interest among these teens in rewarding, profitable jobs in ag, where vacancies far outnumber applicants.

Through Jan. 29: Opportunities for student involvement
January 23, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – An information table for student involvement, training for registered student organizations (RSOs), movies and a retreat for emerging student leaders are part of Get Involved Week for students at Washington State University this week.

Jan. 24: Keeping up with (fake) news
January 19, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – How and why people get news, how to keep up with current events and how to think critically about news will be discussed by WSU librarian Lorena O’English at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, in CUE 203 – a free, public presentation of the Washington State University common reading program.

Jan. 20 reception: Animal art exhibit runs through May
January 19, 2017

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University veterinary student Zena Hemmen painted a tribute to the victims of one of the country’s most horrific animal massacres. Called “49 Lives,” the painting shows exotic animals like those killed in 2011 in Zanesville, Ohio.

Tri-Cities running start inspires student to dream, accomplish
December 7, 2016

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Ryan Wagstaff felt ahead of his high school classmates intellectually and struggled to find his path – until he found the running start program at Washington State University Tri-Cities. It welcomes high school juniors and seniors to take university courses at no cost.

WSU graduate escapes homelessness, helps teen addicts
December 6, 2016

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

jeffrey-reams-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Putting a history of drugs and homelessness behind him, Jeffrey Reams, 34, found the strength to get a college education and prepare to receive his degree in human development on Dec. 10 from Washington State University Vancouver.

Dec. 10: About 850 will graduate at fall commencement
December 6, 2016

commencementPULLMAN, Wash. – New President Kirk Schulz will confer degrees on about 850 students expected to participate in the free, public fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at Beasley Coliseum at Washington State University. Tickets are not required for the two-hour event.