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Student identifies key issues for national ag forum
February 12, 2014

keiko-tuttle-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Keiko Tuttle believes the biggest challenge agriculture will face in the next five years centers around a food source that makes up 70 percent of the human diet: cereal grains.

Curiosity, creativity inspire engineering student
February 10, 2014

Holt-170PULLMAN, Wash. – At the age of 9, Haily Holt got her first tool kit: “My dad wanted me to build anything and everything I wanted,” she said. “It was in his shop that I grew to love working with my hands and building things.”

Nov. 8: Young musician exhibits more than extreme talent
October 29, 2013

McElroy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “‘Exceptional’ is an understatement” when describing student Eric McElroy, said Washington State University music professor Gerald Berthiaume who has worked with students more than 35 years. “With his breadth of knowledge about so many things in so many areas, he is something new and different.”

Spud research lands WSU grad student $10,000
September 5, 2013


Rhett Spear and Mr. Potato Head

Mr. Potato Head celebrates with Rhett Spear, a Ph.D. horticulture student at Washington State University, who landed a $10,000 scholarship for his research on potatoes. Photo by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services.


PULLMAN, Wash. – When Rhett Spear first saw the message emailed to him from Washington, D.C., he figured it was a scam.

Congratulations, it said. You have been awarded a $10,000 research scholarship from the National Potato Council.

“I e-mailed them back and asked them to verify it,” recalled Spear, a Ph.D. horticulture … » More …

Spokane research students form student organization
August 22, 2013

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Graduate Research Student Association has been started on the Washington State University health sciences campus in Spokane.

Cox“We need a simple organization to advocate for research students and make graduate research more cohesive and collaborative,” said graduate student and co-founder Emily Cox. “I was working right down the hall from a group of students who know how to do a technique that I don’t, and I would have gone to the WSU Pullman campus to learn how; but now I don’t have to because I met them through the organization.”
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WSU selected for national leadership honor
August 20, 2013

AFA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University is one of three universities nationwide chosen for student leadership training in food and agriculture careers from the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) society.

Under the University Growth Initiative, the WSU College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) has received funding to send three students and an administrator to the AFA leadership conference Nov. 7-10 in Kansas City, Mo. They must apply by Sept. 18.

Additionally, interested undergraduates studying an agriculture-related field are encouraged to apply by Sept. 6 for conference sponsorship ($1,000 value) from AFA’s industry partners. Applications and … » More …

Cheer on student ‘Price is Right’ game show contestant
July 30, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – New Washington State University student Jamal Morrow will be a contestant on the “Price is Right” television show at 10 a.m. PDT Friday, Aug. 16, on CBS.


From Menifee, Calif., Morrow signed a letter of intent in February for a running back position on the WSU football team.

2009 President’s Award honors select undergraduate and graduate students
April 27, 2009

PULLMAN — Forty-four undergraduate and graduate students have been selected to receive the 2009 President’s Award at WSU.

For more than a decade, the President’s Award has been bestowed annually to less than one percent of the university’s undergraduate and graduate students who exemplify exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community. Students are selected based on their leadership and engagement consistent with the university’s values of inquiry and innovation, character, teamwork and diversity.
The 44 students selected include undergraduate and graduate students from a wide variety of academic fields, from broadcast news to neuroscience, and includes students from … » More …

Student and faculty musicians to perform during women’s history month
March 9, 2009

PULLMAN – The School of Music is presenting their Annual Women’s Music Recital at 8 p.m. on Tuesday March 10 in Bryan Hall Theatre at WSU. Admission to the event is free of charge.

In honor of women’s history month, student and faculty musicians will perform music written by female composers from the 18th to the 21st centuries. Music styles range from classical to jazz.
Performances from the School of Music will include such instruments as piano and organ, clarinet, violin, viola, string and bass guitar and voice.
For more information regarding this event, please contact Julie Wieck at … » More …

Accepting nominations for TA/RA and Advisor awards
February 20, 2009

The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) is accepting nominations for faculty members and students who have demonstrated excellence in their roles as Advisors, Teaching Assistants (TA) and Research Assistants (RA).


Nominate a TA, RA or Advisor for the spring 2009 Excellence Awards. Nominations for TA/RA and Advisor awards will be accepted online from March 1 thru March 31, 2009 at


Through the financial support of various academic units, two candidates from each category will receive a cash award and certificate of recognition in addition to being honored at the annual GPSA Appreciation Banquet in the spring 2009.

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