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Inslee names Alyssa Norris as WSU student regent

norris alyssa student regent wsu 2017By John Sutherland, University Communications

PULLMAN, Wash. –  Alyssa Norris, a WSU Honors College senior majoring in civil engineering, has been appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee as the student member of the Washington State University Board of Regents for the 2017-18 academic year. » More …

Sept. 22: Immunologist Brown to deliver honors lecture

By Peggy Perkins, WSU Honors College

Brown-80PULLMAN, Wash. — Infections transmitted by ticks, mosquitoes, and other insects have plagued animals and affected humans for millennia. Washington State University Regents Professor of Immunology Wendy Brown is among the elite researchers in the world who develop life-changing vaccines needed to combat those diseases. Her work impacts the lives and livelihoods of millions world-wide.

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Psychology prof to lecture on public project success, failure

WSU psychology professor Craig Parks

Parks

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Psychology Professor Craig Parks will present a lecture on why some public projects succeed or fail, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in the Honors Hall Lounge.

Parks presentation, titled “Build the Skate Park and Kill the Swimming Pool: Why People Want Some Societal Projects to Succeed and Others to Fail,” marks the inaugural Honors College Distinguished Lecture Series program.

Hosted by the Honors College and its Honors Student Advisory Council, the series will feature six lectures this year — three in fall … » More …