WSU News ranking

WSU international business program among nation’s best

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

business-abroad-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Carson College of Business is one of the best 100 business schools in the nation as noted by recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. » More …

WSU Writing Program ranked among top in U.S.

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

writing-program-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Writing Program at Washington State University is ranked among the best “writing in the disciplines” programs in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges 2016” released today. » More …

WSU online criminal justice degree ranks best in nation

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

emily-chandler-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The online criminal justice bachelor’s degree at Washington State University is the best nonprofit program in the nation, according to a new ranking by Criminal Justice Degree Online. » More …

President’s column: WSU tops Pac-12 for athlete scholars

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University student athletes excel on the field, court, baseball diamond and track, not to mention area rivers. Their success takes hours of hard work, dedication and discipline. Many of them also excel in the classroom.

Read all of WSU President Elson S. Floyd’s Perspectives column here.

WSU plant, animal scientists ranked 13th internationally

PULLMAN – Plant and animal scientists at Washington State University are among the most productive and most impactful in the world, according to rankings recently released by Thomson Reuters.

 

In its “Essential Science Indicators,” the business and professional information gathering company ranked WSU 13th in the world and sixth in the United States based on the number of journal articles produced by faculty scientists, but more importantly, on the number citations those articles generated. From January 1999 to June 2009, WSU researchers produced 2,473 scientific papers, which garnered 32,544 citations by other scientists.

 

“This ranking is by … » More …

Headlines — Guns for faculty?; College ranking debate

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link.* InsideHigherEd.com — Profs may get guns. The Nevada Board of Regents has endorsed a plan that would allow some faculty and staff members to carry concealed guns on public-college campuses and to become reserve police officers. See http://insidehighered.com/news/2007/06/25/nevada* InsideHigherEd.com (audio podcast) —  ‘U.S. News’ editor vs. Critic of college rankings in debate. Click on the following link to listen to the debate,  http://www.insidehighered.com/var/podcast/media/2007-06-22_iheusnewspodcast.mp3* Columbian (Vancouver, WA) — Incoming WSU president hits the … » More …

Survey ranks WSU plant, animal scientists among top in nation

PULLMAN– Washington State University scientists conducting research on plants and animals are among the most productive in the nation, according to a survey measuring faculty scholarly productivity published recently in The Chronicle for Higher Education. WSU plant scientists were ranked the fifth most productive in the United States. WSU’s zoology program ranked No. 10 in the nation. The rankings place WSU plant scientists and zoologists in the very top tier of the approximately 7,300 doctoral programs around the country evaluated in the survey.  “This honor truly recognizes the breadth and depth of our plant science and zoology programs,” said James Petersen, WSU vice president for research. … » More …

Cougs ranked 14th in both national polls

The Washington State Univerity men’s basketball team is ranked 14th in both the Associated Press and ESPN/USA Today national polls announced Monday, Feb. 5. The rankings in the AP poll equals the highest by the Cougars (19-4, 8-3 Pacific-10) in school history. Washington State was ranked 14th, by the Associated Press Jan. 25, 1949. Washington State has appeared in the AP poll four different weeks this season, the most in school history. The Cougars have been ranked the last three weeks, also a first in school history. WSU was ranked for three weeks in 1948-49 and 1949-50, but not in succession. The Cougars are coming off … » More …