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New ‘Go Cougs!’ TV spots begin airing
September 2, 2014


By Brian Clark, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University fans got a first peek at a new round of “Go Cougs!” television commercials during last week’s football game against Rutgers.

Murrow College to launch new jazz radio station
October 29, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new jazz radio station honoring the legacy of broadcast pioneer J. Elroy McCaw will go on the air at Washington State University’s Murrow College of Communication on Nov. 1.

WSU Dedicates, Names New Visitor Center
October 12, 2013

WSUVisitorCenterPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s new visitor center is now open, creating a new front door to the University. WSU leaders, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and members of the surrounding community gathered this morning to formally dedicate the new 4,224-square-foot building. WSU President Elson S. Floyd heralded the new facility as a great partnership between the City of Pullman and the WSU campus.

President Glenn Terrell Celebration of Life
October 11, 2013

Terrell MemorialPULLMAN, Wash. — A Celebration of Life Ceremony honoring the life and legacy of former Washington State University President Glenn Terrell was held Thursday in the Terrell Library Atrium on the WSU Pullman campus. Dr. Terrell, who served as president from 1967 to 1985, died Friday, Aug. 30, at the age of 93.

Patron donates $5 million for new WSU Museum of Art
October 2, 2013

Photo by Bob Hubner, WSU Photo ServicesPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one giant step closer to having a new Museum of Art on its Pullman campus, thanks to a multimillion dollar contribution by one of the leading arts patrons in the United States.

Governor lauds partnership, looks to economic growth as construction starts on Wine Science Center at WSU Tri-Cities
September 30, 2013

RICHLAND, Wash. – The Cougar flags blowing majestically in the breeze were ideal for the site of the Wine Science Center at Washington State University Tri-Cities, noted Washington Gov. Jay Inslee.

WineBanner“Red and white are the colors of the best wine we make in Washington state,” he quipped to the audience of 200 community, university and grape and wine industry attendees at this morning’s groundbreaking ceremony in Richland.

“We believe in wine and we believe in science. We are marrying those two things today,” Inslee said. “The … » More …

WSU Cougar football comes home to a changing Martin Stadium
September 12, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fresh on the heels of two tough road games and an upset win over perennial Pac-12 powerhouse USC, the Washington State University Cougar football team returns to Martin Stadium at 3:30 p.m. this Saturday, Sept. 14, to take on the Thunderbirds of Southern Utah University.


By mid-week, fewer than 3,000 tickets remained available for the Cougar’s 2013 home debut. As always, the WSU football home weekend will be packed with a variety of activities and events for the Cougar faithful of all ages. The festivities will begin Friday when the Cougar Women’s Soccer hosts UNLV at 2:30 p.m. in a game … » More …

Three faculty members elected to state Academy of Sciences
August 11, 2013

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Three Washington State University scientists have been elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences, the scientific organization established to offer advice on science policy in the state.

They will join 24 others from around the state when they are inducted during the academy’s fifth annual meeting in Seattle in September.


The new WSU members are:

Hipps•  K.W. Hipps, professor of chemistry, materials science and engineering, and chair of the Department of Chemistry.


He is an Alfred P. Sloan fellow and fellow of the American Chemical Society, the American Physical Society and the American Association for … » More …