Pioneering alumna donates prize for WSU scholarships

The following story about Elaine Thomas was published prior to Thomas pleading guilty to fraud in 2021 for faking the results of strength tests on steel used to make US Navy submarines. The article below will remain for archival purposes. By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture TACOMA, Wash. – As a pioneer […]

Alumna earns first MSU award for women in science

BOZEMAN, Mont. – By the time she earned her bachelor’s degree from Washington State University (’87 chemistry and biochemistry), Joan Blanchette Broderick had worked in four research labs, published three papers, knew she loved chemistry and realized she wanted a career in research.