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Schweitzer gift in memory of powerful professor Flechsig

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – In honor of a fondly remembered professor, Edmund Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Lab are making donations of $100,000 each to the Alfred and Nancy Flechsig Fund for Laboratory Improvement at Washington State University.

School supplies collection precedes football game

SEATTLE – Cougar fans are invited to donate school supplies and other items to the annual CyberCoug Seattle Football Supplies Drive on Saturday, Sept. 28, at Pyramid Alehouse, 1201 First Ave S, Seattle. Items will be accepted during the three hours prior to 7 p.m. kickoff for the WSU vs. Stanford game at CenturyLink Field. […]

Museum of Art receives Andy Warhol photographs

PULLMAN – The Museum of Art at WSU has received an unprecedented gift of works from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The gift, made through the Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program in honor of the foundation’s 20th anniversary, includes 150 original Warhol photographs for the museums’ permanent collection. A sneak peak of […]

Greek community gives to the Humane Society

  (Jamie Rogers (left) and Allison Wilburn (right) are outside collecting money for the penny drive between on the Mall.)     The Greek community on campus is donating their time, efforts and money to help support the Humane Society.   Each day of Greek Week is dedicated to a different cause.  The Greek community […]

Mobile blood drive around Pullman

    The Inland Northwest Blood Center is in the area looking for donors.    INBC is the primary blood provider to the Inland Northwest region, encompassing a population of nearly one million residents.  INBC was on the WSU Pullman campus on April 1-2, and will be in several other locations locally during the next week, including:   […]

Family foundation gives $1.5 million

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver’s Child Development Program will be expanding in to a private, full-day kindergarten, thanks to a $1.5 million dollar donation from the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Family Foundation. This is the foundation’s initial gift, and the largest cash gift to date for WSU Vancouver. The funding will be used for a variety […]

The stakes and fun keep building

Photo: Jay Miller, left and Kelly Hinz have enjoyed a 12-year Husky-Cougar rivalry that escalates each year at Apple Cup time. (Photo courtesy of Gary Hintz). Nothing better exemplifies the ongoing Cougar-Husky rivalry than the annual Apple Cup football contest, which will be played in Seattle on Nov. 24.   Boasting, bets and braggadocio typify […]

Blood donation drive raises awareness

Students, staff and faculty steadily trickled into the Student Recreation Center Wednesday for the Inland Northwest Blood Center’s Vein Drain blood donation event. Around 50 blood donors were expected at the event, which ran from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. “We’re doing this drive more for awareness,” said Erin Krestian, a recruitment coordinator for INBC.  […]