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Award helps grad student study, protect coral reef life
August 5, 2014

kaneVANCOUVER, Wash. – Graduate student Corinne Kane has received federal funding to study changes in coral fishes and their habitats, from shallow to deep waters. She intends to research the role deep-water coral reefs play in protecting fish and other dwellers of shallow-water reefs.

Grad student’s team wins Google hackathon award
July 2, 2014

By Kate Nelson, College of Engineering & Architecture intern

Google-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Computer science doctoral student Gabriel V. de la Cruz recently attended the 2014 Google Scholars Retreat, where his team won the Engineer’s Choice award in the Google Scholars Hackathon.

April 2: Five grad students to be honored at AFW reception
March 31, 2014

afw-logo-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Five graduate students will be presented with 2014 Association for Faculty Women awards at a free, public reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in Biotechnology-Life Sciences Building 402 at Washington State University.

WSU alumna interviews as Marshall Scholarship finalist
November 12, 2013

Roxanne-Reese-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumna Roxanne Reese has made it to the final round of the Marshall Scholarship selection process and will travel Nov. 13 for a personal interview at the British Consulate-General in San Francisco. She is a Seattle native and resident.

High school students can learn about Gates scholarship
September 23, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – High school students, especially seniors, are invited to learn about the Gates Millennium Scholars Program for college funding, including application help, at 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, in Lighty Student Services 260 at Washington State University. 

The program selects 1,000 students annually to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any U.S. college or university.

To be eligible, students must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American; have a minimum 3.3 GPA; and meet federal Pell grant income and other eligibility.

More information about the scholarship can be found at To … » More …

Students earn national scholarships to study abroad
July 8, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students are among approximately 800 undergraduates nationwide awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad this fall.

About 20 percent of applicants are successful, and supporting essays are particularly important to the application, said Sarah Ann Hones, director of the distinguished scholarship program at WSU. More than 30 WSU students since 2006 have received the scholarship. 

More information regarding the Gilman, or applying for distinguished scholarships and other prestigious awards, can be found online at

The recipients are:   

* Galen Green, a sophomore English major from WSU Vancouver, who … » More …

Mariners game to benefit WSU teaching scholarships
March 16, 2011



SEATTLE – On April 10, Seattle Mariners fans can enjoy both discounted ticket prices at Safeco Field and a chance to support students in Washington State University’s Masters in Teaching program.


That Sunday, when the Mariners play the Cleveland Indians, a portion of game proceeds will benefit The Martinez Foundation. The charity provides scholarships to future teachers of color. Discounted seating can be purchased online at


Game time is 1:10 p.m. Because it will also be Salute to Kids Day, fans 14 and younger will receive an Ichiro T-shirt.


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Family honors ag education teacher with scholarship
April 27, 2009

PULLMAN  – When the first irrigation water from the Columbia Basin Reclamation Project flowed through the sage brush of Quincy, Keith F. Kirkbride was there launching a program at the high school to educate the area’s future farmers.

Now, Kirkbride’s sons, Frank and Charlie Kirkbride, are launching a scholarship program at WSU to honor the late vocational agriculture education teacher. The Keith F. Kirkbride Vocational Agriculture Education Endowed Scholarship will go to one or more WSU students seeking a career in vocational ag education or with demonstrated leadership capacity and capabilities in vocational ag education.

“Dad was dedicated to the vocational education of all his … » More …

Research, scholarship and artwork take the stage
March 30, 2009

VANCOUVER – Students and faculty will showcase their research, scholarship and artwork at the sixth annual Research Showcase at WSU Vancouver. The event will be held from 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the Firstenburg Student Commons. This event is free and open to the public.

More than 65 posters and exhibits of faculty and student research projects, digital artwork and scholarly publications will be on display throughout the day. The showcase will also feature a noon lecture by business faculty member Tom Tripp, an awards ceremony and reception from 4 – 5 p.m. and oral presentations from 5 – 7 p.m.

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