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Grimes: Grant money should invest in Ph.D. students
October 15, 2004

A major objective of the Washington State University Graduate School has been to increase the number of Ph.D. students enrolled and graduating in Pullman. Recent data compiled by the Graduate School show a shift in that direction. However, the figures also show a decline in the total number of graduate students — master’s and Ph.D. degree candidates — enrolling at WSU Pullman in the past year. And that concerns Graduate School Dean Howard Grimes. “We have to be looking long-term,” he explained. “If we don’t enroll those students now, they won’t be graduating from WSU four or five years from now. We must become known … » More …

5,000 students expected for summer session
May 10, 2002

Summer session courses began May 13, and Washington State University officials are seeing more students than ever enrolling.“We expect around 5,000 students this summer,” said Linda Schoepflin, director of the summer session. “The (enrollment) numbers have been going up for the last two or three years, typically following the same pattern as the regular academic year.”As a result, officials have notified departments whose sections are full to either increase seating capacity or consider adding another section. (Where’s that fishing pole!)Block A, the early six-week session, begins May 13. Block B, beginning June 10, lasts eight weeks. Block C, the last session, begins June 24 and … » More …