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Aug. 4 – Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium; keynote by Voiland dean

Rezac Mary wsu voiland dean 2017PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2017 WSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring presentations from 90 students from across the nation including WSU, will be open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri., Aug. 4, in the Smith CUE Atrium. » More …

Online summer course helps K-12 meet new requirements

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

American-IndianPULLMAN, Wash. – To help Washington K-12 schools comply with new requirements for teaching American Indian history and culture, Washington State University is offering an online summer course closely aligned with the state-created curriculum. » More …

Summer 2014 hottest on record in central Washington

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

AgWeatherNet-logo-120PROSSER, Wash. – It’s official. This summer’s heat set a record. And it followed the warmest spring in 20 years, which made the 2014 growing season an unusually prolonged period of anomalous warmth. » More …

Faculty expand teaching opportunities: Arts, science programs reach out to young minds

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

Summer-outreach-quote-80PULLMAN, Wash. – After teaching chemistry to Washington State University students for 30 years, Jeanne McHale wondered how to explain solar energy conversion to a bunch of squirmy teens and tweens in a weeklong summer camp.

“I had to consider what words I could use to make it understandable without dumbing it down to the point of nonsense,” she said. » More …

‘How to Train Your Dragon’ hosted at stadium

PULLMAN -Make plans to attend the next Movie Night at Martin Stadium featuring ‘How to Train Your Dragon,’ beginning 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 3.

 

The movie, rated PG, is being presented by WSU Athletics and WSU Student Entertainment Board. Admission is free and everyone is welcome.

 

A concession stand will be open for purchase of pop, popcorn and candy. People can also bring their own chairs, blankets, food and drinks into the stadium.

 

No pets are allowed in the stadium. 

 

For more information call 335-0214 or visit wsucougars.com.

 

 

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Sunshine still smiling down on Pullman (see photos)

 

Photos taken at Glenn Terrell Mall (By Chelsea Newman, WSU Today intern). 

 

 

PULLMAN – With summer coming to an end, students seem to be finding every excuse to soak up the final rays of sunshine. Whether a book, a crossword puzzle, or a chance to relax between classes, Glenn Terrell Mall offers a wide variety of activities and is usually the center of excitment on WSU’s campus.

 

The Pullman forecast, according to weather.com, is showing little sign of threat to our sunny skies, with temperatures looking to be near 90 degrees by next week.

 

So, with the weather hot, the students busy, and WSU’s events in … » More …

WSU offers new online major in accounting

PULLMAN – Beginning this summer, WSU is offering a new online major in accounting. 

The College of Business worked with Distance Degree Programs to put the major online, creating the third new online business program in the last few months.

WSU’s accounting undergraduate major is one of only 165 AACSB-accredited accounting baccalaureate programs worldwide, said John Sweeney, chair of the Department of Accounting and Ted Saldin Distinguished Professor of Accounting. “Offering the accounting major online will provide access for a large segment of the population who are unable to take courses at a campus location,” he said. “It is a tremendous opportunity for … » More …

Education Abroad Fair highlights global opportunities

PULLMAN – The WSU Education Abroad Fair will be from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Tuesday, January 20 in the CUB Junior Ballroom  Students in any field of study can find cost-effective programs to enhance their education and give a global perspective on their area of study. Visit the fair to talk with more than 20 study abroad program providers offering study and internship opportunities in over 40 countries.

 

In addition, WSU faculty will be present to share information on their summer and semester programs abroad. Faculty-led programs are growing in popularity and offer a unique opportunity for in-depth, field-based study abroad while … » More …