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High School exhibits student photography

Photo: Yo Yo, by Rebecca White, 18, senior   VANCOUVER – Battle Ground High School’s Photography Club is currently exhibiting more than 30 black and white photographs at WSU Vancouver in the Multimedia Classroom Building gallery.  Gallery hours are Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12 to 5 p.m. through […]

Top students receive Regents awards

PULLMAN – WSU has awarded Regents Scholarships to 278 students from 184 high schools across the state. The students, who were nominated in their junior year by their schools, will receive scholarships worth as much as $60,000. A complete list of this year’s Regents Scholars and their schools is available at www.regents-scholarship.wsu.edu. The top 25 […]

WSU revives outreach program

Instead of bringing students to the university, bring the university to the students. This is the approach Washington State University is taking with its College Knowledge & Career Options for Youth Program scheduled at Tacoma’s Foss High School, April 26. The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 10:30 a.m. In addition to […]

492 High school principals sent invitation to nominate

PULLMAN — Washington State University has sent out invitations to 492 high schools principals and tribal chairs inviting them to nominate their top-two outstanding juniors for the WSU Regents Scholars Program. As part of the packet, high school principals will receive a letter from WSU President V. Lane Rawlins as well as nomination forms. Eligible […]

WSU Spokane to ignite scientific inquiry with MESA

More than 200 students in grades nine and 10 will put their scientific skills and abilities to the test during the annual WSU Spokane Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) Competition.The event is slated for March 28 and 30 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Spokane Falls Community College (3410 W. Ft. George Wright Drive) in both […]

Professors and teachers opinions differ significantly

Ask college faculty members about the high-school graduates coming into their classes: Many will tell you that students are ill prepared for the demands of higher education. Ask public-high-school teachers the same question: Their answers will be more positive. Look at the data at the full report and graphs at The Chronicle of Higher Education […]

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 […]