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Explore the newest program to boost top achiever visits

The number of high-achieving students attending WSU continues to rise. To build on this upswing, Admissions and New Student Programs launched the Explore program this fall. Explore is a focused on-campus Saturday visitation program for outstanding high school seniors throughout the Northwest, providing the opportunity to experience WSU’s world-class programs, faculty and facilities. The program […]

Western educators get fired up about hospitality

PULLMAN — Twenty-eight high school teachers from seven Western states donned starched chef’s aprons embroidered with their names and sharpening professional knives from their sets as they sliced into a unique summer school program at At Washington State University.“We were excited to give these educators from Washington, Alaska, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada and Oregon […]

Football camp in full swing

PULLMAN — If you’re on the Pullman campus and it sounds like there’s a football game or scrimmage going on, well there is, kind of. A lot of them.Washington State University’s athletic’s program welcomed 670 prep players from throughout the region, including 11 teams, for the 2005 Cougar Football Camps. The camps began Wednesday, June 22 and run through […]

Teams converge for WSU Spokane MESA competition

Some 200 students in grades nine and 10 will participate this week in the annual Washington State University Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Competition.The event is set to run from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. on March 22 and March 24 in the Phase I Classroom Building on the WSU Spokane campus, 668 N. Riverpoint […]

Award to be announced Oct. 22

In May, 509 high school juniors throughout the state were nominated for the 2005 Regents Scholars program by their principals. All nominees meeting the program criteria are offered a Crimson Regents Scholarship ($6,000 over two years), with 75 receiving the Silver Regents Scholarship ($8,000, over two years), and 25 receiving the Distinguished Regents Scholarship (four-year […]

WSU hosts high school chemistry students

More than a dozen chemistry students from St. George’s School in Spokane visited Washington State University recently to perform advanced laboratory experiments involving atomic spectroscopy equipment. With additional funding, the chemistry program is hoping to see this trend expanded statewide. Working with chemistry instructor Jeremy Lessmann, the juniors and seniors from St. Georges identified the […]

Teachers from four states cookin’ on all burners at WSU

High school teachers from four Western states rolled up their sleeves at Washington State University recently, hungry to get their hands messy as they participated in a unique summer school program. In chef’s hats and starched white aprons, these 25 men and women educators became students once again, getting hands-on lessons about everything from haute […]

FFA leaders on campus

The 72nd Annual Future Farmers of America Leadership Conference for Washington is on campus this week, May 16 – 19. The College of Agriculture and Home Economics will host some 2,500 high school students (grades 9 – 12), teachers and parents from almost 200 schools throughout the state. This conference attracts students to WSU to […]