WSU to host Nat’l Institute of Food and Agriculture Workshop

PULLMAN – Washington State University, in partnership with several national agricultural and food organizations, is hosting a one-day, workshop on the preparation and management of competitively awarded, systems-based grant applications. The event will be held 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 8.   Partnering with WSU are the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program (SARE), the […]

Funds sought for biosci building, tech transfer, more

Washington State University’s 2006 supplemental budget request got a boost when Gov. Christine Gregoire endorsed the highest priority — authority to use the state’s Certificates of Participation (COP) process to fund construction of a $63 million biotechnology/life sciences building, the second in a planned biosciences complex. The COPs will be repaid with revenue earned on […]

Competitive grants up 21%

WSU received $184.2 million in new grant awards in the 2003-2004 fiscal year, breaking the record set the previous year by nearly 16 percent.< “This is a great tribute to the outstanding faculty members here at Washington State University. As a public research institution, we have an important responsibility to perform the research, public service […]

Diabetes study pivotal

How do you measure the significance of the ACCORD diabetes drug trial in which WSU Spokane researchers are participating — size of the participant field, scope of the problem, eventual impact on the community or individuals? Regardless of how you measure the study, the result is the same — huge. Size: The study — formally […]

Private support hits $48.5M

In an economy that has seen private support and alumni giving decline at many universities across the nation, Washington State University bucked the trend in 2002-03, ending the year with a 14.2 percent increase in private support over the last fiscal year. The university reached its second highest mark in the WSU Foundation’s 24-year history […]