PULLMAN, Wash. – Celebrated mariner Captain James Cook set sail on his third exploratory venture in July 1776. The British Admiralty produced an official record shortly after the expedition’s 1780 return.
By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities
RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities was recently awarded a $73,000 grant in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service to research and document the African American migration, segregation and overall civil rights history at the Manhattan Project National Historical Park, Hanford.
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
PULLMAN, Wash. – Before 1900, women were denied entrance to many eastern colleges; but in the West, with fewer people, many colleges were coeducational. This included the small, land-grant Washington Agricultural College and School of Science, today’s Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Troy Hall was designed by K. Zittle as Washington State University’s original dairy building. Construction began in 1924 and the building opened Dec. 10, 1926.
By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University historian Matthew Avery Sutton has been appointed a 2016 Guggenheim fellow “on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.” The fellowship was awarded to 178 scholars in the U.S. and Canada from nearly 3,000 applicants.