By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is joining with University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) and University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) to offer a WSU chemical engineering degree for Alaska students.
Each year at this time thousands of tourists embark on cruises along Alaska stunning coastal waters. If they are lucky, the tourists experience dry weather, relatively calm seas and breathtaking vistas. In some places the ships can get up close and personal to dramatic scenes of glaciers “calving” ice that breaks off and falls into the ocean.
Although I’ve hiked up to glaciers in the Rockies and walked across them, I’ve never seen them entering the sea. I’d like to do that and have the notion recorded on my “bucket list” … » More …
SPOKANE – The seventh NW Regional Critical Access Hospital Conference on March 18 and 22 and the NW Regional Rural Health Conference from March 19-20 incorporate Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska in the Northwest’s largest gathering on rural health with more than 300 health professionals attending. Both conferences will be held at the Red Lion Hotel at the Park in Spokane, Wash.
Featured speakers include internationally renowned Carl Hammerschlag, MD, presidents of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the National Rural Health Association, federal experts from the Health Resources and Services Administration and the American Hospital Association.
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Finishing touches put on WSU Cougar airplane by Horizon Air worker. (Photo courtesy of Horizon Air)
Keep an eye on the sky and you might soon think that WSU has its own corporate jet.
A look closer though and you will see that it is part of Horizon Air’s new strategy to salute four major regional universities by painting several of its 70-seat aircraft with university colors and logos.
First on the paint list was WSU. Click the play button below to watch, via time-lapse photography, the Coug conversion of a Horizon plane. (Please note: This is 3.6 mb file, … » More …