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Grant to fund feasibility study of research park rehab
May 26, 2015

research-parkPULLMAN, Wash. – A recent federal grant will allow Washington State University to study the economic and technical viability of renovating the buildings at its research and technology park on the north edge of campus. 

Cows milked faster, smarter, thanks to parlor upgrade
May 5, 2015

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Milking-parlor-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Cows get milked faster, safer and smarter at the WSU Knott Dairy Center, thanks to a $150,000 milking parlor upgrade.

Students approve Bookie rehab, elect Crouch and Geiger
March 12, 2015


PULLMAN, Wash. – Adam Crouch and Kyle Geiger have been elected president and vice president of the Associated Students of Washington State University (ASWSU) for the 2015-16 academic year. And a measure to renovate the old Bookie for student use was approved.

WSU Athletics to hold public forum on stadium renovation
October 27, 2009

PULLMAN – An open forum on Phase III of the Martin Stadium Renovation will be held Thursday, Oct. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Fireside Grille. The forum will feature WSU Director of Athletics Jim Sterk and members of the WSU Athletic Foundation staff.


On Sept. 22, the public launch of the third phase of the Martin Stadium Renovation project was announced. Phase III involves the construction of luxury suites, loge boxes and club seats atop the north stands. Once 80 percent of premium seats have been committed, the construction of Phase III will begin.


Phase III will be completed … » More …

Construction onStadium continues
January 11, 2008

The  Martin Stadium renovation is still underway. To view photos of the renovation’s progress, visit

Phase One of the project included the beautification of the stadium’s east and south ends, which included the new restroom facilities, updated concession stands and larger walkways.

Phase Two focused on expanding the northern concourse area.

Phases Three and Four will focus on premium seating and other amenities for the upper concourse.


For more information, visit the Capital Planning website at and the stadium renovation website at



Construction focus shifts to interior
October 24, 2007

New stone and windows near the 

the main entrance of the CUB.

The sounds of clanging hammers and whining saws are slowly being replaced by the ‘swishing’ of brushes and dabbing of caulk as renovation projects at the Compton Union Building gradually shift from exterior construction to interior design.

While no areas of the CUB are 100 percent complete, crews are in full swing to get the building ready for the August 2008 reopening. 

“The third and fourth floors are nearest to completion with the walls up and painted,” said … » More …

Mount Vernon project nears completion
October 27, 2006

Construction continues, but faculty and staff are moving in at the WSU Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. Project manager Virgil Hanson says 95 percent of phase one of the $8 million revitalization of the NWREC is complete. The project will provide modern, efficient workspace for the agricultural and horticultural research and extension center serving the five-county region, replacing old, outmoded and overcrowded facilities.Employees are shifting operations to the offices and labs of the new Agricultural Research and Technology Building, the centerpiece of the makeover. The 19,000-square-foot facility houses administrative offices, research laboratory facilities, storage and an auditorium.  The first phase also includes … » More …

No CUB grub? no problem
August 18, 2006

The CUB is closed for two years’ renovation, but the WSU community has a range of alternatives for food services, said Liz Khosravi, Dining Services associate director. They include:• Hillside Café and Market at Wilmer-Davis residence hall.• Northside Marketplace at Regents-Stearns residence hall.• Stephenson dining, in the Stephenson residence complex.• Espresso bars in Lighty, Bustad and Cleveland, and the Cyber Café in Smith CUE.In addition, the Atrium Café on the ground floor of Todd Hall will expand services to include salads, sandwiches, muffins, bagels, espresso and more. It is run by the Hospitality Business Management students in the College of Business.Café hours are 7 a.m.-3 … » More …

Wilbur-Ellis supports Mt. Vernon remodel, expansion
June 30, 2006

MOUNT VERNON — As with politics, all agriculture is ultimately local.Recognizing that fact, international agriculture supply giant the Wilbur-Ellis Company has contributed $20,000 to the renovation and modernization of Washington State University’s 58-year old Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center, according to Mark Jackson, Wilbur-Ellis branch manager in Mount Vernon, Wash.“Northwestern Washington, and particularly the Skagit Valley area, is unique and we want to support the growth of the local agricultural industry,” says Jackson.Construction began last year on a much-needed renovation at the aging WSU research facility located in the Skagit Valley west of Mount Vernon..  Some 15,000 square feet of obsolete and substandard facilities … » More …

April 20 ceremony celebrates start of work
April 14, 2006

A “celebration event” at noon Thursday, April 20, will launch the start of a two-year renovation transforming the Compton Union Building at WSU Pullman. Set for the CUB’s Clevenger Lounge and open to the public, the event will include comments from students, staff and administration.In March 2005, more than 52 percent of student voters approved a referendum for an $86 million renovation of the building. The CUB will close May 7, work will begin May 15 and the CUB will reopen in fall 2008. The existing building will be significantly reconfigured, though the core structure and exterior shell will be retained. The renewed CUB will … » More …