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Martin Stadium to unveil new video scoreboard
August 22, 2013

WSU Martin Stadium scoreboard

Construction crews assemble frame for new WSU football scoreboard on east end of stadium on Aug. 22


PULLMAN, Wash. – Fans arriving at Martin Stadium for the Washington State’s home opener Sept. 14 against Southern Utah will see continued improvements to the venue, including the construction of the $61 million football operations building in the west end zone along with a state-of-the-art video board anchored in the east end adjacent to Stadium Way.

In addition to the video display there will be a ribbon board along the south end of … » More …

Kirk interim director in School of Design and Construction
August 20, 2013

KirkPULLMAN, Wash. – Max Kirk has been named interim director of the School of Design and Construction at Washington State University. He has served as assistant director since 2005. He replaces Greg Kessler who is returning to his faculty position.

“Dr. Kirk has contributed his leadership and service to the SDC and the college for many years,’’ said Candis Claiborn, dean of the WSU College of Engineering and Architecture. “I greatly appreciate his willingness to step up during this time of transition, and I look forward to working with him in his new capacity.’’

Kirk will oversee the continuing … » More …

Northside hall sets new standard for campus living
August 8, 2013

Photos by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services Article, SoundSlides by Robert Frank, WSU News


08-16-2012 WSU News – Community, Duncan Dunn Hall renovation complete
08-24-2009 WSU News – Olympia Avenue dormitory welcomes students (photos)

PULLMAN, Wash. – Seventeen months in the making, Washington State University’s new Northside Residence Hall offers students a variety of highly desired features — convenient location, high-level security, community focus, digitally connected, and energy efficient.

“Northside hall is the epitome of what we are striving to provide, with amenities and … » More …

WSU letters to be raised at visitor center Wednesday
July 22, 2013

visitor center drawing



PULLMAN, Wash. – Three 15-foot-high cast concrete letters – W, S and U – will be raised on the site of the Washington State University visitor center on Wednesday, July 24.


A tower will be erected beginning at 7 a.m. with the letters expected to go into place sometime around noon. The center will be on the west-central edge of the Pullman campus at Main and NE Spring streets.


For more information about the project, see




James Stone, construction engineer, WSU Facilities … » More …

Grimes Way Playfield nearing completion
September 23, 2010



Photos and article by Robert Frank, WSU Today




07-15-10, WSU Today – Green space created around Grimes Playfield

02-09-2010, WSU Today – Recreational playfield project up for comment

WSU Today – Returfing Martin Stadium

Capital Planning and Development – Recreational playfield improvement project

About Field Turf

How the Field Turf system works

Study: Life cycle assessment of synthetic turf systems

PULLMAN – The remodeling of the Grimes Way Playfield is nearing completion, with the turf … » More …

Washington homes sales surge 2Q prices weak
August 11, 2010




Washington state second quarter 2010 housing market snapshot

08-12-10 Seattle Times – July foreclosures surge 15% in Washington state

San Jose Mercury News
– Home sales edge down with end of tax credit

08-03-10 Washington Times – Pending home sales sink 2.6 in June

PULLMAN – Home sales in the months of April through June 2010 throughout Washington surged compared to a year ago, and edged up from first quarter 2010 levels, the Washington Center for Real Estate Research at Washington State University reported.


However, … » More …

New Bryan Clock Tower faces installed
August 9, 2010







(Video and photos) Removal of old clock faces continues at Bryan Tower

(Photos and video) Renovation project update: Removal of clock tower faces slated to begin June 1

(Photo gallery with historic and new images) Bryan Clock Tower to receive facelift

PULLMAN – Work on the remodeling and updating of Bryan Clock Tower began wrapping up on Friday, Aug. 6, as crews from Golis Construction of Moscow began installing new clock faces into the tower.


The historic wood clock faces, nearly 100 years old, and the mechanical clock works were … » More …

Cougars guarding Bohler removed for repair
July 28, 2010



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 condition.

Reconditioning of the cougars is part of a larger exterior restoration of the brick and stone work at Bohler Gymnasium. It project involves:

replacing the flashing underneath the cougars

replacing all loose bricks and mortar

removing all the capstones from on top of the walls

repairing the cornice … » More …

Green space created around Grimes Playfield
July 15, 2010



PULLMAN – Construction crews will begin cutting back asphalt at the site of the Grimes Way Playfield project this week, making way for trees and grass that will create additional green space surrounding the playfield.


The new trees will add a buffer all along the west side of the playfield and along about half of the north side. The trees are part of the university’s overall plan to increase green spaces within the central campus area.


The trees will displace some previously existing parking spots, most of which already have been taken out of service … » More …