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Nov. 8: Leading U.S. ethnographer to speak about race, civility
October 27, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – One of the nation’s leading urban ethnographers will talk about race and civility in everyday life in a free, public address, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Elson Floyd Cultural Center at Washington State University.

Pintak named fellow by Society of Professional Journalists
September 22, 2017

Pintak LawrenceINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Society of Professional Journalists has recognized Lawrence Pintak, founding dean of WSU’s Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, as a Fellow of the Society for his “extraordinary contribution to the profession of journalism.”

Mehrizi-Sani receives national engineering teaching award
September 5, 2017

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Mehrizi_Sani_WSU Voiland College 1PULLMAN, Wash. – Ali Mehrizi-Sani, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received the prestigious Mac E. Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Education Society.

WSU-led cultural preservation initiative wins award
July 31, 2017

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

digitizing documentsPULLMAN, Wash. – The Society of American Archivists has presented its Council Exemplary Service Award to the Sustainable Heritage Network, a project led by Washington State University for digital preservation of cultural heritage.

Joseph Coyne receives AUPHA distinguished service award
April 14, 2017

Joseph Coyne, WSU Health Policy and Administration

Professor Emeritus Joseph Coyne, with the Department of Health Policy and Administration, WSU College of Nursing, has received the 2016 Association of University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) Distinguished Service Award for his leadership as chair of the Global Faculty Forum during 2014-2016.

First cohort chosen for PNNL-WSU graduate research
March 23, 2017

By Alyssa Patrick, Office of Research

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have selected the first group of students for the PNNL-WSU Distinguished Graduate Research Program.

Magnuson to be honored with lifetime service award
March 23, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy Magnuson, emeritus professor in the School of Molecular Biosciences, will receive the Lane V. Rawlins President’s Award for Distinguished Lifetime Service during the annual Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet on Friday, March 31, part of Washington State University’s annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student excellence.

WSU earns voter-friendly campus designation
March 22, 2017

By Erin McIlraith, Center for Civic Engagement

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has been named a voter-friendly campus through 2018 after registering 1,181 new voters through the systemwide Cougs Vote campaign.

Master Gardeners honor Lowe’s store volunteers
March 14, 2017

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PASCO, Wash. – Staff from the Pasco Lowe’s store built and installed nearly 100 community garden beds to help feed local families, and the Master Gardeners of Benton and Franklin counties recently saluted their efforts with the 2016 Volunteer of the Year award.

Campus-community fresh food initiative wins award
February 9, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Palouse Fresh Food Project (PFFP) recently won the first Engaged Campus-Community Partnership Award for the western region of Campus Compact, a national university coalition that promotes civic engagement.