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Feb. 21-22: Urban Green Infrastructure Summit presented
December 22, 2017

SEATTLE, Wash. – Today’s metropolitan areas face a myriad of complex infrastructure, management and social challenges. To help cities successfully tackle those issues, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research will present the Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb. 21-22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, Ore.

Callison lecture brings renowned architect to WSU
April 2, 2009

PULLMAN — William Morrish, the Elwood R. Quesada Professor of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban and Environmental Planning, at the School of Architecture, University of Virginia., will lecture at WSU on Friday, April 17 on the idea of infrastructure as a cultural ecology.


His lecture, “Into Sight, Into Mind. The Design of Civilizing Terrain,” will be held in the Communication Addition (CADD) auditorium at 6 p.m. following two days of student lectures on the WSU campus.


A licensed architect, urban designer and educator, Morrish was hailed by New York Times architecture critic, Herbert Muschamp as the most valuable thinker in urbanism today. This … » More …

WSU offers insights on infrastructure
April 26, 2007

VANCOUVER – Washington State University Vancouver Chancellor Hal Dengerink and WSU Professor of Economic Sciences Ken Casavant will present, “Transportation: Economic Incentives and Infrastructure in Southwest Washington,” at 7:30 p.m., May 23. The free presentation will be in the WSU Vancouver Administration Building, room 110, and is open to the public. The presentation, co-sponsored by the Vancouver Business Journal, will consist of two 15 – 20 minute presentations, and then dialogue with the audience. Dengerink’s talk, “Perspectives on the Interstate Bridge from Many Vantage Points,” will focus on the discussions and research coming from the Columbia River Crossing Task Force, of which he is currently … » More …

Infrastructure updates add comfort and convenience
October 14, 2005

People returning to Pullman this fall undoubtedly have noticed new buildings, trimmed shrubbery and re-paved roads. However, many less obvious aspects of the university infrastructure also have been altered.WSU’s infrastructure — the facilities and services that allow most of us to accomplish our jobs — includes everything from Internet access and antivirus systems, to roads, electricity, air conditioning, heating, groundskeeping, plumbing and much more.For starters, Capital Planning and Development is looking at the predesign of a second Pullman chiller system to augment the current campuswide chilled water loop, said Joe Kline, CPD project manager.The chiller system keeps buildings cool in the summer. But it is … » More …