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Newell to lead conferencing unit

PULLMAN  – Longtime conference manager Kelly Newell has been named director of Professional Education at WSU.   Newell’s appointment to replace John Thielbahr, who recently retired, was approved by WSU President Elson S. Floyd on Jan. 15.    “I feel very fortunate that we have someone of Kelly’s experience, talents, and work ethic to take […]

Museum of Art recognized by the Seattle P.I.

PULLMAN – Chris Bruce has been recognized as the Northwest Curator of the Year by art critic Regina Hackett of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Bruce said, “This is a terrific acknowledgement of the Museum of Art/WSU, for these exhibitions are not ‘my exhibits’ – they are the product of a dedicated and talented professional staff.  Without […]

Pioneering researcher receives Distinguished Alumnus award

PULLMAN — Roger O. McClellan, a pioneering researcher in the fields of inhalation toxicology, comparative medicine and human health risk analysis, will receive the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award at 2 p.m. Friday in Kimbrough Concert Hall on the Pullman campus.   The award is the highest honor the university grants to one of its alumni. […]

Students travel, show spirit

PULLMAN – With help from President Elson S. Floyd, WSU alumni and various faculty and staff, four WSU students traveled across the country, bringing with them the heart of Cougar spirit. On the eve of March 24, students Kyle Williams, Bryce Peters, Josh Williams and Mitch Frazier decided to road trip to the Sweet Sixteen […]

Commencement ceremonies announced

PULLMAN – More than 2,400 undergraduate and graduate students are expected to participate in WSU’s 112th spring commencement, Saturday, May 3, at Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum. Three ceremonies will be held. At 8 a.m. graduates in the agricultural, human, and natural resource sciences; engineering and architecture; pharmacy; sciences; and veterinary medicine will receive their degrees.  […]

Ashby receives WSU’s President’s Award

PULLMAN – LeRoy Ashby, the Claudius O. and Mary Johnson Distinguished Professor of History and a Regents professor, received the WSU President’s Award for Lifetime Service Friday, March 28, during the WSU 2008 Showcase banquet. Ashby’s undergraduate classes on 20th century American history have been among the most popular electives on campus for the past […]

Floyd to present university address

PULLMAN – WSU President Elson S. Floyd will present his first State of the University Address at 3:10 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, in the Bryan Hall theatre.   Floyd will share his perspectives on WSU and outline his vision for the future. Faculty, staff, students and members of the general public are invited to attend. […]

Student leaders meet and mingle at social

PULLMAN – Student leaders from many different organizations had the opportunity to mingle and discuss issues with each other and administration Feb. 5 at the first Student Leadership Social, hosted by the Student Alumni Connection. The event took place at the Lewis Alumni Centre. Representatives from Residence Hall Association, Associated Students of Washington State University, […]