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Uncommon student gets a chance, gives back more
December 15, 2015

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Orlan-SvingenPULLMAN, Wash. – When history professor Orlan Svingen encouraged nontraditional student Janet Creighton to complete her doctorate at Washington State University in the 1990s, he had no idea that she and her husband are philanthropists and longtime generous supporters of WSU.

Foundations fund stormwater center director at WSU
January 28, 2015

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

stormwater-research-1-80PUYALLUP, Wash. – The Washington Stormwater Center will hire a full-time director, thanks to funding from The Boeing Company, The Bullitt Foundation and The Russell Family Foundation. 

New building to be named for medical, pharmacy research
July 22, 2013

Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences building

Architect’s model of the new building.

SPOKANE, Wash. – The new building under construction on the Washington State University campus in Spokane has been named the Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences building to reflect that it will be home to the College of Pharmacy and the Medical Sciences program.

“Although the building will house educational programs for both medicine and pharmacy, its primary value is as a research facility,” said Gary M. Pollack, dean of the College of Pharmacy. “The phrase ‘pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences’ best describes the nature of the work … » More …