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Hiring program aids employers and international students

PULLMAN, Wash. – Hiring international graduates benefits employers as well as students, according to the Office of International Programs (IP) at Washington State University. And the process is simpler than employers might expect. “Fortunately, there is little paperwork for an employer who hires international graduates through Optional Practical Training (OPT),” said Cheryl Hansen, IP’s director […]

Psychology inspires grad student

Graduate student Nichole Olson, right, proudly shows the V-DAY hand sign. PULLMAN – Fascinated by human behavior, graduate student Nichole Olson started reading about psychology in high school. “I naturally fall into the listening role in many of my interpersonal relationships,” Olson said, adding that this made it easier for her to work at a sexual assault […]

Graduate numbers increase

WSU graduate student numbers continue to climb for fall 2008. Tenth-day enrollment figures show 3,396 graduate students — up from 3,330 in fall 2007.   Enrollments showed the most growth on the Pullman (up 26) and Spokane (up 34) campuses while WSU Tri-Cities dropped by nearly 40 students. WSU Vancouver increased by 4.   “Over […]

Early riser finds balance, earns degree

Chris Wuthrich is busy. He works as associate director of WSU Student Conduct, coaches youth soccer and will graduate with his Ph.D. in higher education administration May 3 in Pullman. How does he do it all? “The secret is that I get up at 4 a.m.” Wuthrich said.   Balancing family, work and outside activities […]

MFA student candidates host art exhibit

PULLMAN –The WSU Museum of Art in collaboration with the WSU Fine Arts Department, will exhibit the Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, April 18 – May 10. There will be an opening reception Friday, April 18 at 6 p.m. in the Museum of Art.  This annual showcase represents the culmination of two or more […]

New program attracts top science students

  PULLMAN – The College of Sciences at WSU is taking applications from top high school seniors for a new program called STARS (Students Targeted toward Advanced Research Studies).   “This is an exciting program created for the best science students in Washington who are interested in a research career in the molecular biosciences,” said […]