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Boeing CEO donates $1 million to business’ Global Initiative

PULLMAN – More Washington State University students will benefit from international scholarship opportunities thanks to laureates Scott and Linda Carson. Following last week’s announcement of the new campus partnership between the WSU College of Business and University Centre Cesar Ritz in Brig, Switzerland, enabling students to complete a WSU International Business major or minor degree […]

Carson named to presidential search advisory committee

Scott E. Carson, president and chief executive officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, has been named as the 20th member of the Washington State University presidential search advisory committee. Carson’s appointment was announced Thursday, Oct 5, by the Board of Regents Chair Kenneth Alhadeff. “Scott Carson is a most accomplished and supportive alumnus of WSU. He […]

First endowed chair in marketing awarded

PULLMAN — The first endowed chair in marketing at Washington State University has been awarded to David Sprott, associate professor of marketing . The Boeing Scott and Linda Carson Chair in Marketing was established in fall 2005 by a gift from The Boeing Company honoring Scott and Linda Carson’s leadership and dedication to higher education, […]

Boeing donates patents; food processing could change

Boeing has donated patents to Washington State University for microwave technology originally designed to dry out spacecraft after ocean landings and cure composite materials for fighter aircraft that could now be used to produce new, flavorful, dried fruits and vegetables that are free of additives. Called the Microwave Vacuum Dehydration Technology, or MIVAC®, the technology […]

Boeing provides wings to WSU wireless education project

The ability to conduct business at 39,000 feet anywhere in the world is just taking off, thanks to broadband airborne communications at The Boeing Company. Their new business unit, “Connexion by Boeing,” is devoted to providing broadband access aboard commercial and executive aircraft. On May 29, at Boeing Field, the latest partnership between Boeing and […]