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Tri-Cities alumna advocates for support services in D.C.
March 21, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Alejandra Cardoso, a recent graduate of Washington State University Tri-Cities, was chosen as one of three representatives from Washington state to participate in the Council for Opportunity in Education’s National Policy Seminar March 19-22 in Washington, D.C.

Alumna receives award from Chinese government
January 23, 2017

By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fanglin Che, a recent Washington State University Ph.D. graduate in chemical engineering, has received an Excellent Self-financed Student Abroad Scholarship of $6,000 from the Chinese government.

Nov. 9: Literary agent to discuss publishing industry
October 31, 2016

taryn-fagernessPULLMAN, Wash. – Literary agent and alumna Taryn Fagerness will share publishing industry insider tips at noon Wednesday, Nov. 9, in the Honors Hall Lounge as part of the free, public Department of English Visiting Writer Series at Washington State University.

Alumna researches Olympic rowers’ sleep habits
September 15, 2016

By Doug Nadvornick, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

amy-benderSPOKANE, Wash. – Many of us cheered on our favorite athletes and teams during the recently completed summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Sept. 23: Alumna gives free WWI vocal concert
September 12, 2016

karina-brazasPULLMAN, Wash. – Alumna and soprano Karina Brazas will present a free, public concert reflecting the world at the beginning and end of World War I at 4:10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University.

Aug. 10 reception: Photo exhibit features animals of Japan
August 2, 2016

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – While her husband was stationed in Okinawa, Japan, three years ago, Heather Wiegmann photographed a Japanese white-eye, or mejiro, amid the first cherry blossoms of spring.

Alumna, 100, a grad of WSU’s first four-year pharmacy class
May 17, 2016

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Geraldine-Kerr-headSPOKANE, Wash. – A member of the first graduating class of the four-year bachelor of science in pharmacy degree at Washington State Agricultural College (now Washington State University), Geraldine (“Jeri”) J. Kerr celebrated her 100th birthday on April 16.

March 28: How scientific research can improve justice
March 21, 2016

Nancy-RodriguezPULLMAN, Wash. – The use of scientific research to improve criminal justice in the U.S. will be discussed by National Institute of Justice Director Nancy Rodriguez at 4 p.m. Monday, March 28, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

Oct. 30: ‘Disease detective’ recounts Ebola outbreak
October 20, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Emily-Pieracci-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Emily Pieracci returns to her hometown to talk about her work “Stalking Ebola: A Disease Detective’s Journey through Sierra Leone” at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Education alumna named state finalist for national award
October 7, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

SherwoodPORT TOWNSEND, Wash. – Washington State University alumna and Port Townsend science teacher Lois Sherwood is among the statewide winners who will compete nationally for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.