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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.

Design students bridge disparate Spokane neighborhoods

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences SPOKANE, Wash. – On one side of a knot of overpasses and railroads is Spokane’s thriving University District. On the other is the East Central neighborhood, where 63 percent of residents live at or below the poverty line and fewer than one in three […]

Students spearhead sustainable village plan

      SPOKANE, Wash. – The concept of an experimental, self-sustaining community in the Hillyard neighborhood has been approved by the city and its department of health, and citizens have volunteered to live there for a five-year trial.   Washington State University landscape architecture students led by associate professor Bob Scarfo spearheaded planning for […]

Garden of readin’

Jade plants, ferns, Christmas cacti, philodendrons, dieffenbachias and hoyas line the windowsills of Fischer Agricultural Science Library at WSU Pullman, thanks to Rhonda Gaylord, Fischer’s library specialist and resident gardener. In a small library with limited staff, Gaylord’s job tasks are broad, including working at the circulation desk, processing reserve materials, checking in journals, overseeing […]