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WSU, PNNL energy researcher wins national award
February 28, 2017

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University professor and alumnus Yong Wang has won the American Chemical Society’s annual Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division fellow award. A symposium in his honor will be held during the society’s national meeting in New Orleans in March.

Five earn annual President’s Employee Excellence Awards
February 28, 2017


OTHELLO and PULLMAN, Wash. – Five staff members will receive 2016-17 President’s Employee Excellence Awards at the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student achievement.

WSU among top 10 innovative schools for foreign language
February 27, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently was recognized among colleges and universities nationwide for its pioneering approach to teaching foreign languages.

WSU tallies 14 regional communication awards
February 13, 2017

By Trevor Durham, University Advancement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff recently earned 14 awards in the 2017 Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII communication awards competition.

Deadlines Feb. 20, March 10 for leadership awards
February 8, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations are open for community organizations, as well as Washington State University employees, students and groups, for the annual WSU President’s Award for Leadership.

Economist wins fellowship to improve community health
February 7, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Coordinating patient care among providers to improve health and lower costs is the focus of a proposal by a Washington State University professor who recently was awarded a $5,000 one-year community health fellowship.

WSU professor joins social insurance advisory group
January 31, 2017

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. – Jae Kennedy, a professor of health policy and administration at Washington State University Spokane, has accepted membership into the National Academy of Social Insurance. It contributes research and expertise to the policymaking process for Social Security, Medicare, unemployment insurance, disability insurance, worker’s compensation and other social insurance programs.

March 3 deadline for undergraduate teaching award
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Applications and nominations for the 2017 Richard G. Law Excellence Award for Undergraduate Teaching will be accepted through 5 p.m. Friday, March 3. The recipient will be recognized at the Office of Undergraduate Education awards ceremony in April.

Adesope reappointed to board of top education journal
January 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Sola Adesope, associate professor of educational psychology, has been invited to serve a second term on the editorial board of the Review of Educational Research (RER), which has ranked as the No. 1 education research journal by the Social Science Citation Index for a number of years.

Nominate women for annual awards by Feb. 10
January 30, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nominations are open through Feb. 10 for Washington State University’s 2017 Women of Distinction and Woman of the Year awards. They will be presented at the Women’s Recognition Luncheon and Symposium on March 8 in the CUB ballroom.