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Feb. 21-22: Urban Green Infrastructure Summit presented

SEATTLE, Wash. – Today’s metropolitan areas face a myriad of complex infrastructure, management and social challenges. To help cities successfully tackle those issues, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research will present the Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb. 21-22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, Ore.

Pullman campus master plan consultant selected

  2008 WSU Pullman master plan map, courtesy of Capital Planning and Development          Related Campus Master Planning Committee WSU Pullman Master Plan WSU Spokane Master Plan WSU Vancouver Master Plan WSU Tri-Cities Master Plan WSU Mt. Vernon Research Extension Center WSU Prosser Research Extension Center     PULLMAN – Hanbury Evans Wright […]

From ag to urban

Photo: Soils technician Richard Bembenek works on heavy metals remediation. (Photo courtesy of Puyallup Research and Extension Center). The Puyallup Research and Extension Center, more than 100 years old, is in the midst of change. An action plan developed by the faculty and staff is shaping the center’s mission to better reflect and focus on […]

Urban campus studies move ahead

Washington Gov. Gary Locke on April 1 signed into law the supplemental capital and operating budget acts. These acts represent changes to the 2003-2005 biennial budget passed by the legislature last spring. The Washington supplemental budget is notable since it adds funding to higher education at a time when many states are imposing additional budget […]

Statewide system emerging

Branch campuses, newer campuses, urban campuses — the descriptors have changed several times, but Washington State University’s three teenage offspring — WSU Vancouver, WSU Spokane and WSU Tri-Cities — are not confused about their roles or need to establish their own identities. Last spring, the university’s Board of Regents gave WSU the nod to transform […]