By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education PULLMAN, Wash. – The Writing Program at Washington State University has been ranked among the top 19 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” issue released on Sept. 12.
With “Flu” making its way across the Pullman campus, the excitement has been contagious. In the third month of their first common reading project, WSU Pullman freshmen and their teachers are finding a variety of ways to use the book, “Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918 and the Search for the […]
Goal 1: Offer the best undergraduate experience in a research university Tom Westphal, 19, is not a typical WSU student, but in some ways he is a model student — a model of student engagement. He arrived at WSU in 2005 as a Regents Scholar and already had 20 units of college credit. He spent […]
Business leaders and lawmakers are leaning on universities statewide to produce more graduates in high demand fields. Those taking up the challenge often receive substantial extra funding. For Washington State University, the question is how best to achieve the goal. At the root of this challenge lies the fact that there aren’t enough homegrown grads […]
Professors Raymond Sun, Ursula Mazur and Bintong Chen have been added to the Honors Council of the WSU Honors College.Sun is an associate professor of history, Mazur a professor of chemistry and materials science and Chen a professor of management and operations.“These faculty members have been strong supporters of our honors students and in their […]
Mary Wack, dean of the university’s Honors College, has been named the interim director for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Wack will continue to serve as dean. The role of director of undergraduate education was previously held on an interim basis by Doug Baker, vice provost for academic affairs, as part of the initial implementation […]
PULLMAN — Mary Wack, dean of the university’s Honors College, has been named the interim director for the Office of Undergraduate Education. Wack will continue to serve in her current role as dean of the Honors College. Her new duties began July 1.“I am very pleased that Dean Wack has accepted the opportunity to lead the Office of Undergraduate Education in its […]