WSU honors major donation from PACCAR

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd announced today that the College of Engineering and Architecture will name its newest building in recognition of PACCAR’s major donation to the school. The new 96,000 square foot building will be named the PACCAR Environmental Technology Building, and will be a hub for faculty from […]

Crowd celebrates opening of health sciences building

SPOKANE, Wash. – Medical student Scott Hippe says one of his favorite things about the $80 million Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building is the windows. Huge panes of glass cover most of the structure and offer splendid views of the Washington State University Spokane campus and beyond.

Cougars guarding Bohler removed for repair

    Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services and (those with dates) by Richard Kizer, Capital Planning and Development     PULLMAN – The familiar majestic cougars guarding the west entrance to Bohler Gymnasium were lowered from their perch on a cornice above the entry this morning so contractors could restore them to original […]

Home takes ‘going green’ to a whole new level

     PULLMAN – When most people think of building a sustainable house, they think of throwing a few solar panels on the roof and buying an “environmentally friendly” dishwasher.   For Dyonne Davidson, WSU Capital Planning project manager, constructing a “green” home meant starting from scratch – solar panels included.   “One of the […]

WSU Children’s Center Plans Expansion

Plans are underway to expand the WSU Children’s Center to accommodate 37 additional infants, toddlers and kindergartners starting in 2009. The project would add 2,700 square feet of classroom space to the existing facility located on Olympia Avenue.   Construction is expected to begin by March 2009 and be completed in June of that year.   Plans […]

New buildings open at WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – With the Sept. 13 grand opening of the Student Services Center and the Firstenburg Student Commons, students at Washington State University Vancouver will have two new facilities to serve them this semester and as the campus continues to grow. The 11,400-square-foot Firstenburg Student Commons, in the former bookstore building, features a snack […]

Plant biosciences building to be named for Orville A. Vogel

Washington State University’s plant biosciences building officially will be named the Orville A. Vogel Plant Biosciences Building at a public ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, inside the northwest entrance. Vogel served as a USDA Agriculture Research Service scientist and a WSU faculty member from 1931 to 1972. He and his wheat breeding […]

Building the future

The WSU regents not only attended groundbreaking for the Intercollegiate College of Nursing building at their regular October meeting, but they also approved several other construction projects in various stages of completion: • McCluskey Services addition. This 4,500-square-foot addition will provide offices for Architecture & Engineering Services and Construction Services staff as well as drafting […]

Information session on Jensen-Byrd Building

SPOKANE – Consultants who evaluated the Jensen-Byrd Building for Washington State University will present their findings in a public information session to be held from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27. The site of the presentation and discussion with university officials will be Room 110 of the Health Sciences Building, 310 N. Riverpoint Blvd. […]