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Regents OK health plan, hear about WSU North Puget Sound

By Kathy Barnard, University Communications

EVERETT, Wash. – Washington State University will appoint an interim chancellor to lead transition of leadership responsibilities at what will become WSU North Puget Sound at Everett, according to WSU President Elson S. Floyd. » More …

March 27-28: WSU regents convene meeting at Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents will hold a regularly scheduled meeting March 27 and 28 at University Center of North Puget Sound at Everett to consider a variety of action and future action items, including creation of a state-of-the-art health care system for students. » More …

Communicators win six awards; director named rising star

By John Sutherland, University Communications

Koeppel-Teresa-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University staff won six awards and a WSU Foundation communications director was honored as a rising star in the 2014 competition sponsored by District VIII of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). » More …

Unique online power engineering program gets under way

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Citing the need for trained engineers in the power industry, Washington State University in fall 2014 will debut the first online professional master’s degree program in electrical power engineering. » More …

WSU online programs rank among top in nation

By Kathy Barnard, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University online graduate programs in business and engineering as well as the online bachelor’s degree program are among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report rankings released today. » More …

Online MBA among top 10 for academic excellence

best-online-programs-grad-business-100PULLMAN, Wash. – For the second year in a row, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Washington State University among the top 10 best online graduate business programs for its MBA and Executive MBA degrees. WSU’s College of Business was recognized for continued strides to provide a world-class education that is personalized and convenient to students. » More …

Crimson and gray OK, but Butch barred from zoo

Butch T. CougarSEATTLE – Nearly 600 Washington State University Global Campus online students and family members will gather at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. But the most animalistic WSU representative has been told to stay out.
 
Is it because WSU mascot Butch T. Cougar is too boisterous? Because he’d scarf up all the food? Because other critters would envy his dance moves?

It’s just to keep everything mellow, said Toni Godwin Sells, zoo events manager: “Seeing Butch walking around could trigger the zoo animals’ predator or prey instinct.”

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