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Former top military advisor: Strategic atrophy plagues U.S.
August 24, 2016

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

James-MattisPULLMAN, Wash. – Retired four-star general James Mattis, who once led the United States’ most high-profile military command, addressed a large audience at Washington State University on Tuesday with a word of warning: Turmoil in the Middle East is getting worse and it won’t improve soon.

Leaders trained to manage in Cougar Country
August 6, 2010




PULLMAN – The fifth annual Managing in Cougar Country conference, held Thursday, Aug. 5, in Smith CUE 203, drew 126 managers and supervisors universitywide to the training event.


The event offered employees a variety of workshops focusing on the theme “Vision and Collaboration in the WSU Community.” 


The conference is sponsored by WSU Human Resource Services.


Session speakers and topics included:

Larry James, associate executive vice president, talking about “Vision and Collaboration at WSU”

Lisa Neal and Suzette Yaezenko, both from the WSU Human Resources office, on “Faculty Recruitment”
Kristine Kuhn, associate professor of management and operations, on “Managing with … » More …

Spokane seed grant strategy aims at stronger funding
September 23, 2002

Six Washington State University faculty will research issues in genetics, cancer, nutrition, autism, and pediatric health, funded by a new seed grant system created by WSU Spokane.The seed grant program encourages faculty to develop research programs in Spokane that have the potential for extramural support, particularly from the National Institutes of Health. Their research will provide the preliminary data that researchers say is critical to support applications for competitive funding. “The NIH and other federal funding sources conduct highly competitive proposal processes,” said Dennis Dyck, associate dean for research at WSU Spokane and co-chair of the seed grant program. “We used the same scoring method … » More …