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New WSU degree leads the way in data analytics

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David Brown

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of two research universities in the country offering a bachelor’s degree focused on data analysis and application, after recently receiving accreditation for the unique interdisciplinary degree. » More …

Sept. 9: Top business execs share information technology

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

biz-tech-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn how technology and big data analytics drive value in successful businesses at the annual Business Technology Symposium 1-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in the CUB Auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

Cumulative experiences help black men succeed in IT careers

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

K.D.-JoshiPULLMAN, Wash. – Expanding the range of black men’s career options in an increasingly technology-oriented world will help alleviate high unemployment and poverty they often experience, according to a study examining the career paths of successful black men in college. » More …

App attracts prospective students and wins national award

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new app developed at Washington State University that allows personalized, timely communication with prospective students recently won the Innovation Award at the EMAS Pro National Conference of university enrollment leaders. » More …

May 14: Final candidate for information tech v.p. visits

PULLMAN, Wash. – Sasi Pillay, chief information officer for the University of Wisconsin system, will present his vision for Information Technology Services at Washington State University and take questions at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 14, in the CUB junior ballroom. » More …

April 3: Top business executives share information technology

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – Students will learn how technology drives value in successful business at the annual Business Technology Symposium 1-3 p.m. Friday, April 3, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

IT, researchers secure grant to boost computing, innovation

By Casey Hanson, Information Services

PULLMAN, Wash. – An innovative partnership between researchers and information technologists has secured a $498,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for Washington State University to increase computing capabilities in research-intensive buildings. This will enhance scientific and data-intensive research, innovation, discovery and education.  » More …

IT names new director

VANCOUVER – WSU Vancouver has named Wim Geurden to the position of director of information technology, as of April 15.

Geurden comes to WSU Vancouver from JPMorgan Chase, Columbus, Ohio, where he was chief of IT architecture for retail financial services. He is a resident of Ridgefield, Wash., where he has lived since 1999. He has also worked as a senior executive in Accenture’s Financial Services Practice, and as a senior technology strategist for banking at Microsoft Corporation. Prior to Microsoft, Geurden was a partner with Accenture’s Strategic Information Technology Effectiveness group.

“I am looking forward to expanding the IT capabilities on this rapidly … » More …