Education Abroad Fair highlights global opportunities

PULLMAN – The WSU Education Abroad Fair will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Tuesday, January 20 in the CUB Junior Ballroom  Students in any field of study can find cost-effective programs to enhance their education and give a global perspective on their area of study. Visit the fair to talk with more […]

Education abroad highlights global opportunities

The WSU Education Abroad Fair will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22 in the Todd Atrium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Students in any field of study can find cost-effective programs to enhance their education and give a global perspective on their area of study. Visit the fair to talk with 25 study abroad […]

WSU holds Undergraduate Research Symposium

PULLMAN – Freshmen through seniors from throughout WSU will participate in the first Undergraduate Research Symposium Nov. 9 and 10 on the Pullman campus. Monetary awards totaling $2,000 will be awarded for the best presentations and posters. “There are numerous examples of undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities taking place at our university, and the […]

WSU Writing Programs receives National Innovation Award

Washington State University’s Writing Programs has received a 2007 Award for Innovation from the Conference on Basic Writing, a national collegiate organization aimed at aiding educators to teach effective written communications. It is the latest accolade for Writing Programs, which has been among the top “Academic Programs to Watch For” in all six years of […]

In pursuit of Ph.Ds

Much has changed at WSU since 1990, including impressive new buildings for teaching and research, burgeoning centers for collaborative research, a new president and provost, and an ambitious strategic plan for the future.But one thing hasn’t changed: WSU produces about the same number of Ph.Ds today as it did 15 years ago, about 160 each […]

Ready for the big leagues?

In what league does WSU want to play? Basically, that’s the question, said Orlando Taylor, dean of the Graduate School and vice provost for research at Howard University. Taylor, who was invited to co-chair WSU’s Graduate Education Commission last year, said WSU is a good institution with the potential to be great — if it […]

WSU marks 40th anniversary of TRiO programs

Washington State University senior Patricia Madrigal often thinks back to her childhood when her parents labored in the apple orchards near the Tri-Cities. They wanted a better life for Patricia and her siblings, so they pushed them to study hard and prepare for college. Madrigal will graduate in May with a degree in sociology and […]

Re-energizing radiochemistry: buck the trend, lead the way

The Palouse might not have a lot in common with the rolling hills of Tuscany, but just as Florence, Italy, was the birthplace of the Renaissance, Pullman is becoming home to the rebirth of radiochemistry. Today there are seven graduate students in radiochemistry at WSU, up from four in 2002, making it one of the […]

Vancouver, Tri-Cities citizens support four-year universities

Last spring the state Legislature gave WSU Vancouver, WSU Tri-Cities and the University of Washington branch campuses an assignment: to conduct a study gauging current and future higher-education needs in the areas served by their branch campuses. Now those studies are being reviewed by the WSU Board of Regents. The Legislature stated: “Each branch campus […]

Solving employee differences for 10 years

This year marks the 10th anniversary of WSU’s Conflict Resolution Program (CRP), a groundbreaking service in Washington higher education and still one of only two in the state. In 1994, university administrators met with two local ministers who expressed concern for the well being of university personnel. A task force subsequently created by Sam Smith, […]