Poetry contest brings out creative engineers

Ah, poetry in the springtime, love and… materials science and engineering?Unlikely as it sounds, the WSU student chapter of the Materials Research Society is holding a poetry contest to celebrate materials in engineering.“For an engineering club to hold a poetry contest is perfect,” said David Field, advisor to the student club and associate professor in […]

Fencing a foil to grad student stress

Discipline. Focus. The ability to think on your feet. Such are the benefits of the sport of fencing.These benefits brought second-year WSU Ph.D. student Julie Dawson back to the sport she originally began at age 15 but gave up during her busy undergrad years at Cornell. They are the same benefits she touts to other […]

Quarter Century Club adds 102 members

After 25 years of service, 102 members of the Washington State University faculty and staff will be inducted into the Quarter Century Club at their recognition breakfast on Tuesday, June 1, in the CUB Ballroom. To be initiated into the club, members need to have worked at WSU for 25 years. Once they are inducted […]

Quarter Century Club posts new members

“Twenty-five years—that’s a quarter of a century. Makes a girl think!” So states Sugar Kane (Marilyn Monroe) in the movie, “Some Like it Hot.” She also wondered if her stocking seams were straight, but that’s another matter. Whether you phrase it in terms of 25 years or as one-fourth a century, two and a half […]