Transformation of graphite into hexagonal diamond documented by WSU researchers

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University researchers answers longstanding questions about the formation of a rare type of diamond during major meteorite strikes.

Golden and diamond graduates reunite

  Those who graduated from WSU 50 and 60 years ago gathered for lunch and a bit of history in Beasley coliseum Thursday, part of the annual reunion of Golden and Diamond graduates.     Senor communication majors Jessica Fitts and Alex Bennett charmed the 1958 and 1948 graduates with their take on the golden times of […]

Golden, Diamond Grads tour campus, share stories

Golden and Diamond Grads are on the WSU campus this week touring facilities, dining with faculty and staff and reminiscing about the days of old at WSU.While at Ferdinand’s, Roy and Patti Pellerin, Class of 1956, said the things they missed most about WSU were the sports and the closeness of the community.  They also […]

Golden and diamond grads add sparkle to campus

Washington State University and its various colleges are preparing for one of the most anticipated events of the year, the annual Golden and Diamond Grads Reunion. Held each year in April, the reunion welcomes back to campus students who graduated 50 years ago (golden grads) and 60 years ago (diamond grads). This year’s attendees received […]

Student helps assure diamonds stay forever

A WSU graduate student hopes his undergraduate research project results in a few less broken hearts this Valentine’s Day.In the research project, sponsored by Pounders Jewelers and Hi-Rel Laboratories in Spokane, Colin Merriman worked with David Bahr and Grant Norton, professors in the School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, to better understand the problem of […]

Golden and diamond grads plan Liberal Arts reunion Wednesday

They are known on the Washington State University campus as “diamond” and “golden” grads, having received their diplomas from WSU 60 years ago (1945) and 50 years ago (1955), respectively. This week the two groups will returned to campus to reacquaint themselves with the university and each other. The College of Liberal Arts will host […]