SEATTLE – The economic impact of wine and wine grapes in Washington shows an increase of $1.3 billion since 2009, or a compound growth rate of 8.5 percent per year, according to a study released today by Washington State Wine. The economic impact of the state’s wine industry was $4.8 billion in 2013, up from […]
SEATTLE – Activating or inhibiting the growth factors linked to dementia, cancer and wound healing will be discussed at the free, public Washington State University Innovators lecture and reception 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle.
The biennial budget approved April 22 by the state Legislature includes funding for 110 freshmen and a new bioproducts program at Washington State University Tri-Cities. “We greatly appreciate that the Legislature is supportive of campus growth,” WSU Tri-Cities Chancellor Vicky Carwein said. “The budget will help meet critical campus needs, especially as we expand programs and services to […]
RICHLAND — The newly appointed Advisory Council for Washington State University Tri-Cities held its first meeting Thursday, March 15. The members were appointed by WSU President V. Lane Rawlins. Richland attorney Tom Cowan is the chairman. Advisory Council members were briefed by WSU Tri-Cities campus administrators on issues including the upcoming first freshman class and […]
The WSU Alumni Association has been the fastest growing alumni association in the Pac-10 athletic conference during the past year, said Jud Preece, association marketing director. The WSUAA growth rate also exceeds the rates of WSU’s 22 peer institutions — defined as U.S. public land-grant universities with veterinary schools but not medical schools. At a […]
When you live in Colville, Okanogan or even Pullman, Wash., good job opportunities can be few and far between. Oddly, at the same time, employers in urban areas often grumble about having too limited a pool of trained workers and high employee turnover. That’s just the nature of living in a small town or locating […]