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WSU students win national design, construction competition

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – A team of Washington State University students earned first place in the Design-Build Institute of America’s national student competition held Nov. 8-10 in Philadelphia.

Awards and honors

• WSU Spokane’s graduate program in interior design ranked ninth in the nation in a recent list released by DesignIntelligence, a bimonthly journal for architecture and design professionals. Rankings are based on surveys of professional design firms.   “The ranking suggests our graduate students are doing extremely well in entry level positions,” said John Turpin, […]

Career collaboration

WSU Career Services aims to provide practical experience to students to help prepare them for life outside of college, and it is using the creation of the new multimedia conference room as an opportunity to do just that. Faculty, staff and students are collaborating on the multimedia conference room, planned to be located in the […]

Daylighting lab to promote energy-effective design

Daylight can make people happier, healthier and more productive. The challenge of bringing it into the workplace will be the focus of a Daylighting Lab and Integrated Design Center being established at the Interdisciplinary Design Institute of Washington State University Spokane with a grant from BetterBricks. BetterBricks is a project of the Northwest Energy Efficiency […]

Interior Design program names new director(s)

In a move that reflects growth at Washington State University Spokane’s Interdisciplinary Design Institute, the new director of WSU’s interior design program will also serve as assistant director of the Institute. Professor Nancy Blossom comes to WSU Spokane from The George Washington University, where she directed the interior design program. “Many programs aspire to the […]