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Topics: Diversity; Grant; Energy

Faculty diversity award deadline Dec. 14 Nominations and applications for WSU’s inaugural Faculty Diversity Award are due Dec. 14. The award was created by the provost and the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity to recognize faculty achievement in teaching, research and service as it relates to advancing the understanding of underrepresented groups. The […]

From ag to urban

Photo: Soils technician Richard Bembenek works on heavy metals remediation. (Photo courtesy of Puyallup Research and Extension Center). The Puyallup Research and Extension Center, more than 100 years old, is in the midst of change. An action plan developed by the faculty and staff is shaping the center’s mission to better reflect and focus on […]

WSU-UW policy consensus center renamed

Bill Ruckelshaus believes that the best approach to tackling tough policy issues is more democracy, in other words informing and involving more people in addressing the issues that affect their lives. In 2003, Ruckelshaus worked with the presidents of Washington State University and the University of Washington not only to establish a joint program to […]

SBDC announces reopening of Yakima Service Center

The Washington Small Business Development Center recently announced the appointment of Linda Johnson as the SBDC Business Development Specialist serving the greater Yakima area. Johnson will open the SBDC Center at the Yakima Business Resource Center on Wednesday, March 15. The SBDC office will be co- located with the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce, SCORE, […]

Totally tubular but evolving

Construction of the WSU Spokane Academic Center is under way with ground having been broken in May. The sight currently features excavation and column construction. The $33.8 million, 106,000-square-foot building will be located between the Health Sciences Building and the Phase I Classroom Building, with completion scheduled for fall 2006.  The Academic Center will provide […]

Ecological impacts of fire taught

The WSU Steffen Center, run by the Department of Natural Resource Sciences, is 58 acres of wildlife facilities, small forest plantations, wetlands, uplands, specialized planting areas as well as greenhouses, laboratories and shops. This beautiful facility, located on the east edge of the Pullman campus, is the site of many of the preliminary atmospheric studies […]