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April 13: Alumnus software expert talks about careers

HubSpotPULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn about technology careers during a video conference from Boston with Washington State University alumnus Russell Pixton (’07 general studies) at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 13, in Lighty 160. » More …

Visionary biochemist to receive top WSU alumni award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Biochemist James A. Wells, a pioneering engineer of proteins, antibodies and small molecules that target cell sites to thwart disease and enhance drug therapies, will receive the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

Sept. 15: Slalom CEO, cofounder to speak at Power Breakfast

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Brad-JacksonSEATTLE – Brad Jackson, CEO and cofounder of Slalom, will present “The Two Things That Will Change Your Life” as keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business. » More …

Doug Hamrick named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Doug-Hamrick-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Doug Hamrick, retired chemical disposal project manager, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence. » More …

March 10: Alumnus percussionist performs with jazz faculty

Marko-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Visiting percussionist and WSU alumnus Tom Marko will perform with WSU jazz faculty during a free, public concert 6-7 p.m. Thursday, March 10, in Kimbrough Hall 115 at Washington State University. » More …

Wine center assistant credits WSU offerings, opportunities

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Colin-HickeyRICHLAND, Wash. – Classes, internships and study abroad through Washington State University Tri-Cities has taken Colin Hickey around the world to land in his dream job – assistant winemaker at the Ste. Michelle Estates WSU Wine Science Center. » More …

Work-ready alumnus helps Washington’s space industry grow

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Economic Development

blue-origin-logoKENT, Wash. – Not many people can say they helped make history in their first job, but Washington State University alumnus Ron Bliesner can. » More …

Alumnus builds civic leadership on engineering degree

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Erik-0035ABERDEEN, Wash. – The practical problem-solving Erik Larson learned as a civil engineering student at Washington State University is serving him well in politics. His term as mayor will begin in January in Aberdeen, a small Washington town located about an hour west of Olympia. » More …