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Oct. 9: Info session for engineering entrepreneur program
October 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Tesla-visit-200PULLMAN, Wash. – Students interested in starting and running a technology-based business are invited to an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 9, in Dana 15 at Washington State University. Refreshments will be served.

In a sea of crimson, Voiland College celebrates new name
September 19, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – When Gene Voiland graduated from Washington State University in 1969, he wanted to get out of Pullman and leave a history of parking tickets behind.

Sept. 18: Voiland College naming ceremony
September 10, 2014

voiland-renaming-200PULLMAN, Wash. – A naming celebration for the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture will take place Sept. 18 on the Pullman campus.

2009 tenure and promotion
March 25, 2009

WSU faculty granted tenure and promotion in 2009 include:

2009 PROMOTION AND TENURE
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL, HUMAN AND NATURAL RESOURCE SCIENCES

NAME
ACTION
RANK
DEPARTMENT
EFFECTIVE DATE

Matthew F. Bumpus
Grant and Promote
Associate Professor
Human Development
August 16, 2009

Kenneth C. Eastwell
Promote
Professor
Plant Pathology, Prosser
July 1, 2009

Eric L. Jessup
Promote
Associate Research Professor (non tenure-track)
School of Economic Sciences
August 16, 2009

G.N. Mohan Kumar
Promote
Associate Research Professor and Clinical Associate Professor (non tenure-track)
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
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Candis Claiborn named dean of Engineering and Architecture
March 1, 2006

Candis Claiborn, who has been serving as the interim dean of the College of Engineering and Architecture since Aug. 16, 2005, today accepted an offer to become the permanent dean effective today, March 1.

Provost and Executive Vice President Robert Bates described Claiborn as an “outstanding researcher and teacher.”

“With Dr. Claiborn’s demonstrated leadership and solid grounding in the academic and research programs of the college, I expect the regional and national prominence of WSU Engineering and Architecture to advance significantly during her tenure as dean,” Bates said.

“I am very pleased and honored to have been selected to lead the College of Engineering and … » More …

Virtual homeland security, defense center established
June 27, 2003

As part of an initiative to improve homeland security, researchers at Washington State University are working with California-based EON Reality Inc. in the development of a FIrst Responders’ Simulation and Training (FIRST) Center at the university.

The FIRST Center provides a virtual environment in which first responders will conduct realistic “hands-on” training in various aspects of homeland security at a fraction of the alternative real-life training cost. This center is designed to train emergency and security personnel and first responders in areas such as handling and disposing of dangerous devices or chemical/biological materials, infrastructure antiterrorist protection, and simulation of collaboration environments during emergencies.

The importance … » More …