WSU celebrates initiative for new center for teaching, learning

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will celebrate a new initiative aimed at creating a Center for Transformational Teaching and Learning, and recognize those investing private funds to make it a reality. The celebration will be part of Fall Festival activities held by the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS), 4-6 p.m. […]

Legislative changes demand new strategies

The single biggest legislative blow to higher education over the years has been the state’s decision to pay a decreasing percentage of university costs. So says Karl Boehmke, an astute legislative observer who retired last month as WSU executive budget director after 32 years of service at the university. He worked directly for the last […]

Wellbeing initiative due this spring

University Recreation is working to launch a campuswide employee wellbeing initiative this spring. It will be developed and delivered by multiple campus departments and organizations, said Kathleen Hatch, executive director of UREC. “The main goal of the wellbeing initiative is to improve people’s livelihood,” said Brad Stewart, employee wellbeing coordinator at UREC.  Among the initiative’s […]

Energy-related research focus of April 6 workshop

Faculty who are interested in energy-related issues are invited to attend the WSU Energy Initiative Workshop, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, April 6, in the CUB Cascade Room.   Funded by the Office of Research, this workshop is a multicollege event designed to initiate collaboration among faculty on energy issues. The goal is to create bridges across […]

Impact of I-884 tax considered

Following is a summary of the impact on Washington State University of Initiative 884, if it were approved by the people of Washington state who will vote in the Nov. 2 elections. The summary is provided for information purposes. WSU takes no position on the initiative. Summary of the ballot measureAccording to the Washington secretary […]

Design students contribute to Easter Seals initiative

Guest speakers from Kentucky, Colorado and California will address the link between health and design with Washington State University Spokane Interdisciplinary Design students and area architects on Friday, Sept. 20. In conjunction with the Northwest Architecture for Health Panel and the Easter Seals Society, WSU Spokane will host the seminar on Multigenerational Wellness Design. This […]