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Grant to help parents guide their college students
October 17, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

laura-hillPULLMAN, Wash. – Parenting doesn’t end when children head off to college, though there’s not much advice for what parents should do. With a five-year, nearly $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Washington State University will look at how parents can best support their college-age offspring.

College of Business celebrates name, impact on students
October 29, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Carson-80PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 1,000 students attended the recent naming celebration of the Washington State University Carson College of Business, along with alumni, faculty, staff, friends and Carson family members, to recognize Scott and Linda Carson’s generosity and longtime support of WSU.

Oct. 24: Carson College naming ceremony planned
October 3, 2014

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Todd-color-drawing-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A naming celebration for the Carson College of Business will take place Oct. 24 on the Pullman campus. The celebration is free to the public.

In a sea of crimson, Voiland College celebrates new name
September 19, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Gene Voiland graduated from Washington State University in 1969, he wanted to get out of Pullman and leave a history of parking tickets behind.

Scholar nominates mentor, who is named CNN Hero
July 24, 2013



Destiny Bush

WSU graduate student Destiny Bush.

PULLMAN, Wash. – Destiny Bush escaped the crime and violence of Camden, N.J., to pursue an education. She’s a graduate student at Washington State University due, in part, to two mentors – one at WSU and the other a Camden woman who Bush was able to thank earlier this year by bringing her name and program into the national spotlight.

Coaching for dance … and life

In middle school, Bush joined Sophisticated Sisters, an energetic drill team created by volunteer Tawanda Jones. In addition to dance, Jones talked to … » More …

Palouse Ridge hosting USGA amateur qualifier
August 2, 2010

PULLMAN – WSU’s Palouse Ridge Golf Club will host Washington state’s U.S. Golf Association’s 2010 Amateur Sectional Qualifying round on Aug. 3.


Seventy-two golfers from Washington State will be competing for three spots in the 110th U.S. Amateur Championship hosted by Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Washington, from Aug. 23-29. 



Tickets for the USGA Amateur Championship
at Chambers Bay Golf Course in University Place, Wash.

Photos of Chambers Bay Golf Course

Qualifying results
to date


Play is scheduled to start at 7 a.m. The event is free and … » More …

Education doctoral graduate wins national dissertation award
February 23, 2009

PULLMAN — For her exploration of the role of colleges in economic development, a WSU doctoral graduate has received a Dissertation of the Year award from the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division J.

Tami Moore’s dissertation, “Placing Engagement: Critical Reading of Interaction Between Regional Communities and Comprehensive Universities,” was selected from five finalists. She will present her findings at the 2009 AERA conference in April.

In 2008, Moore completed two WSU College of Education doctoral programs, Higher Education Administration, and Cultural Studies and Social Thought. She is an assistant professor of higher education at Oklahoma State University-Tulsa. 

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Moving into new College of Nursing
December 10, 2008

Two years after groundbreaking, the WSU College of Nursing recently moved into the new Nursing Building on the WSU Spokane Riverpoint campus.


The college’s 600 or so Spokane students will begin classes there in spring semester, and the building will be dedicated sometime in the spring.


The $34.6 million building first received a legislative appropriation during the 2003-05 biennium. The building’s 89,000 square feet house state-of-the-art distance learning classrooms to support the college’s statewide mission; a nursing practice laboratory; technology for patient simulation; computer and multimedia laboratories and classrooms; research team space for data analysis; and offices for college administration, support … » More …

Pharmacy faculty assist community
February 28, 2008

In early February, the Spokane Regional Health District called two WSU College of Pharmacy faculty members into action after a county declared state of emergency closed all county roads in southern and west Spokane County due to heavy snow.

“This was about a partnership that WSU College of Pharmacy has had with the community for years,” said Dr. Colleen Terriff, associate professor of Pharmacy at WSU Spokane. “People from the community call, state the problem, and together we find a solution.”

Terriff was phoned by Spokane Regional Health District Emergency Management Coordinator John VanSant and asked to get involved in creating a plan for … » More …

Murrow shuns department structure
February 4, 2008

Edward R. Murrow is credited with using a new medium — at that time, television — to inspire, inform and educate millions. Now, the Edward R. Murrow School of Communication is working to emulate its namesake by exploiting the strengths of emerging technologies — as well as the strengths of its faculty.

This month the school, with the blessing of Provost Robert Bates and President Elson S. Floyd, will present the Faculty Senate with a proposal to move the school to college status.

“It’s charting new territory,” said Erica Austin, interim director … » More …