WSU group to research rural transporation

Ken Casavant PULLMAN — WSU has signed a cooperative agreement to help the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Transportation develop a comprehensive study of rural transportation issues.   The study will be done with the USDA’s Transportation Services Division.   “They felt we had the skills and background and would commit […]

Architecture on display

Junior architecture student Jonathan Stahl views a display at last night’s opening of the Architectural Ideas in Practice exhibit.  (Photo by Judy Croskey) Emerging architectural projects designed by western Washington practitioners are on display at the main gallery in Carpenter Hall.  The exhibit is open from 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m. daily and will be on display […]

Board of Regents to consider construction projects

The Board of Regents of Washington State University will be asked to move forward on two construction projects for the Pullman campus during its meeting to be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 at the Grand Ballroom II of the Westin Hotel, 1900 Fifth Avenue in Seattle.An agenda for the meeting is available […]

Industry collaboration helps researcher target needs

WSU research and industry collaborate through projects funded twice a year by grants from the Washington Technology Center’s Research and Technology Development program. WSU’s Karl Englund has participated in three RTD-funded projects with three different companies. A research associate in WSU’s Wood Materials and Engineering Laboratory, Englund works with wood-plastic composites used to produce building […]

Teaching and learning grants deadline Nov. 15

For the third year, WSU will award grants for faculty/staff projects that assess undergraduate learning outcomes and use the results to improve teaching and curriculum. This year, however, applicants are asked to focus their projects specifically at the program and department levels. Also new: The contact person and “answer man” for those with questions about […]

Interns develop projects in environmental studies

In the photo, judge Richard Zollars, professor and chair of WSU chemical engineering, left, looks on with grad student mentor Irra Sundran, right, as undergraduate Rachel Sampang of California discusses her poster and project on windblown dust. (Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU photo Services) WSU graduate students have gained experience through mentoring eight undergraduate students […]

Projects keep season busy

Here are more of the projects on tap for summer and beyond at WSU:Capital Planning and Development: • Cleveland Hall/Education Addition• Plant Bioscience Building• Wilson Road• Library Road, phase 2, including Terrell Mall repairs• Electrical distribution duct bank • South Fairway parking lot• North Fairway Road replacement Facilities Operations: • Fulmer Hall exterior renovation• Morrill […]

State budgets address WSU benefits, building projects

The average health insurance co-premium for WSU employees may decrease $15/month — or increase $26/month. It just depends on whose supplemental operating budget you look at — the House Appropriations Committee’s or the Senate Ways and Means Committee’s. State legislative committees released their supplemental operating budgets Feb. 23, and the full chambers approved them on […]