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Engineering hardware hackathon reveals students’ innovative skills

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – Zach Gherman carefully connected his wind turbine to a voltmeter, a device that measures electric voltage, and waited for a reading to emerge. After several nervous seconds of peering into the screen, he pumped his fists in the air and said “six volts,” […]

New tools bring top companies to classroom

PULLMAN – Similar to universities around the country, the College of Business is adopting new learning tools to bring Fortune-500 expertise to WSU students.   Jean Johnson, the Gardner O. Hart professor of marketing, has teamed with the Center for Distance and Professional Education to produce and tape interviews with Boeing executives that supplement her […]

Boeing president named as regent

OLYMPIA – Gov. Chris Gregoire announced on Monday, Sept. 10, the appointment of Boeing Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer Scott Carson of Federal Way to the WSU Board of Regents. “Scott Carson has a deep interest in education issues and WSU has been an important part of his life ever since he graduated as a Cougar […]