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WSU graduate escapes homelessness, helps teen addicts
December 6, 2016

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

jeffrey-reams-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Putting a history of drugs and homelessness behind him, Jeffrey Reams, 34, found the strength to get a college education and prepare to receive his degree in human development on Dec. 10 from Washington State University Vancouver.

Graduate will pursue application of cancer research
May 5, 2016

Luis-Cortez-webPULLMAN, Wash. – After graduating Saturday, Luis Cortez, a first-generation student from Othello, Wash., plans to get his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in order to “research human health issues and transfer my lab discoveries into practice.”

First online power engineering grad aims high
December 14, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Alexander-AndersonPULLMAN, Wash. – The first graduate of Washington State University’s online professional master’s degree program in electric power engineering is launching an effort to bring light, power and entrepreneurial opportunities to residents of Jiwaka Province, Papua New Guinea.

Graduating detective enlists help from TRiO to succeed
May 8, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Nunez-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – Jacinto “Jason” Nunez was able to make a successful life for himself and his family as a detective for the Franklin County Sheriff’s office, but he always felt something was missing.

Farming’s future discussed with WSU’s top ag graduate
April 13, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Brandon-Nickels-mugPULLMAN, Wash. – Brandon Nickels, the 2015 Aggie of the Year at Washington State University, knows farming is hard. He also knows it’s for him.

Research winners listed, including new international category
February 25, 2015

WileyPULLMAN, Wash. – Graduate, professional and undergraduate students recently showcased their academic accomplishments – including a new international category – at the annual Wiley Research Exposition at Washington State University.

Partnership graduates first international hospitality pros
November 5, 2013

Nelly-Pappas-150BRIG, Switzerland – The first class to complete a double bachelor’s degree program through a hospitality business partnership in Switzerland graduated this fall. Some of the 23 Washington State University graduates will head directly into the profession.

Hiring program aids employers and international students
July 3, 2013

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 of global services. “All employment authorization is handled by the student, IP and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. This often surprises students and employers.”


“OPT is an excellent way for a non-citizen to enter professional life in the U.S.,” said Vincent Fricaud, … » More …