President’s column: WSU tops Pac-12 for athlete scholars

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University student athletes excel on the field, court, baseball diamond and track, not to mention area rivers. Their success takes hours of hard work, dedication and discipline. Many of them also excel in the classroom. Read all of WSU President Elson S. Floyd’s Perspectives column here.

Scientists talk about standing tough in face of opposition

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington geologist who defended his theory of the Missoula flood when everyone else attacked it as wrong will be the subject of a free, public presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept 24, in Todd 216 at Washington State University. The event ties to the WSU common reading book, “Being Wrong,” by […]

WSU Vancouver names vice chancellor for academic affairs

Christopher VANCOUVER, Wash. – Renny Christopher has accepted the position of vice chancellor for academic affairs at Washington State University Vancouver. She will take her post on Aug. 5. Christopher most recently served as associate provost at California State University, Channel Islands. The vice chancellor for academic affairs is WSU Vancouver’s chief academic officer. Christopher […]

Coug football No. 1 Pac-10 All-Academic Team

Football academics rise sharply under Coach Paul Wulff     Related:   11-15-10 ESPN Northwest – Why Wulff Needs Another Year    11-15-10 KXLY – Wulff win and recruiting should earn him another year (click photo for video commentary) 11-15-10 Ted Miller’s Pac-10 Blog – notes : “Wulff inherited a disaster … but the black smoke […]

It’s not just what you know, but how you think

    Related More information, visit PULLMAN – Some students “get it” during a classroom science lesson, and some don’t.  Both groups would do better, said Jeana Simpson, if they would stop and think about their thinking.   Critical thinking is at the heart of Simpson’s mission to improve science lessons in the Nine […]