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Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation pledges $1M to WSU Wine Science Program

By Marta Coursey, CAHNRS Communication RICHLAND, Wash. – The Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation will donate $1 million to the Washington State University Viticulture & Enology Program, the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest.

Martinez Foundation teams up with universities

PULLMAN — When Edgar Martinez throws out the honorary first pitch at the Seattle Mariners’ “Salute to Latinos in Beisbol Day,” he’ll be sharing Safeco Field with students whom he is helping become teachers. The former all-star Mariner and his wife, Holli Martinez, are teaming up with WSU, the University of Washington and Seattle University […]

WSU seeks Carnegie classification

WSU is seeking community engagement classification for higher education from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. No institutions in Washington hold this classification.   “As the land-grant university in the state, with a presence and community partnerships in all 39 counties, WSU is well positioned to be one of the first,” said John […]

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 […]

News topics — Boring science; Seattle focus; RateMyProf

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link. * Columbia Tribune — UM executive might go Floyd’s way: Washington State University recruits honcho in research, http://www.columbiatribune.com/2007/Jun/20070609News002.asp * The Daily Evergreen — WSU […]