Tour campus… right from your office

Checking out the Pullman campus is just a click away with the new WSU Virtual Tour website. The newly updated website guides students and visitors — as well as WSU employees — as they photographically navigate the campus. Designed to present a broader, richer view of WSU, the site provides information including academic offerings, campus […]

Landscaping counts when students pick their schools

You can’t judge a book by its cover, or a university by its appearance. But we often do. Phillip S. Waite, assistant professor in the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, thinks it is human nature to put importance on aesthetics. And college campuses across the country, in hopes of attracting prospective students, should take […]

Preparing for students return

PULLMAN — Washington State University will begin welcoming new and returning students when the residence halls at the Pullman campus open Sunday, Aug. 14. Residence halls will open for fall semester move-in from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, and will be open daily throughout the week. WSU staff and faculty members will be available […]

Seattle PI Article: Governor signs bill allowing branch campus expansion

May 4, 2005 THE ASSOCIATED PRESSTACOMA, Wash. — Branches of the University of Washington and Washington State University can soon begin admitting freshmen and sophomores and will be able to award four-year degrees under a measure signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Christine Gregoire.The campuses can make the changes starting in the fall of 2006. […]

Gregoire signs law; Vancouver gets freshmen

Gov. Christine Gregoire signed into law a historic measure on May 4 calling for the creation of four-year campuses at Washington State University Vancouver and the University of Washington Tacoma. WSU Tri-Cities also made some gains. It was granted a four-year degree in biotechnology and also may offer undergraduate courses that are not available at the community […]

Working together to improve campus culture

In an effort to improve campus culture, the Commission on the Status of Women is offering campus roundtable brownbag lunch suggestion sessions in the CUB Cascade room 12:10-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28. Session one, ‘Family Friendly Campus,’ will center on how WSU can help faculty and staff balance work and family responsibilities.  Session two, ‘Banishing […]

Sensitive survey asks if students feel safe

In an attempt to gain insight on student safety on campus, Washington State University’s Office of the President is funding a student personal safety survey, which will be administered to WSU students through the end of April. The survey, which is the first comprehensive survey distributed at WSU on the topic of safety, is spearheaded […]

WSU Cougar Pride Days 2005 awards presented

In an April 4 ceremony, Washington State University organizations, students, faculty, staff and Pullman residents were honored for their participation and successes during Cougar Pride Days 2005. The fourth annual event involved beautification and clean up on campus and in the city of Pullman. Cougar Pride Days 2005 award winners: OVERALLDown and Dirty Award — […]

Vancouver, Tri-Cities citizens support four-year universities

Last spring the state Legislature gave WSU Vancouver, WSU Tri-Cities and the University of Washington branch campuses an assignment: to conduct a study gauging current and future higher-education needs in the areas served by their branch campuses. Now those studies are being reviewed by the WSU Board of Regents. The Legislature stated: “Each branch campus […]

Campus environment equity and diversity

WSU President V. Lane Rawlins and Michael J. Tate, interim vice president for equity and diversity, will hold a dialogue on campus environment, equity and diversity issues from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14 in Cascade Room 127 of the Compton Union Building.The forum will provide an opportunity for members of the campus community […]