WSU News

WSU soccer beats Coug volleyball, 5-2

              Slideshow and article by Tim Marsh, WSU Today     PULLMAN – The women’s soccer team squared off against the women’s volleyball team Wednesday evening, Aug. 11, at Bailey-Brayton field, in softball game that was all Cougars.   In the end, the Cougar soccer team beat their WSU volleyball counterparts, 5-2, in exhibition action. […]

Murrow College names chief area finance officer

PULLMAN- Denise Blacker, director of administrative services for the College of Sciences, has been appointed chief area finance officer for The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, effective Aug. 16.     Denise holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from WSU. She has served at WSU for 21 years in a variety of roles, including fiscal technician supervisor […]

It’s not just what you know, but how you think

    Related More information, visit PULLMAN – Some students “get it” during a classroom science lesson, and some don’t.  Both groups would do better, said Jeana Simpson, if they would stop and think about their thinking.   Critical thinking is at the heart of Simpson’s mission to improve science lessons in the Nine […]

Washington homes sales surge 2Q prices weak

    Related Washington state second quarter 2010 housing market snapshot 08-12-10 Seattle Times – July foreclosures surge 15% in Washington state 08-09-10 San Jose Mercury News – Home sales edge down with end of tax credit 08-03-10 Washington Times – Pending home sales sink 2.6 in June PULLMAN – Home sales in the months […]

Cheese can design changes; product remains ‘gold’

  New design Old design   Related Fall 2010 Washington State magazine – The secret to Cougar Gold  08-18-10 Wall Street Journal – Cougar Gold puzzles Obama press corp  Fall 2010 WSU Creamery Newsletter 08-14-10 WSU Today – Circa 1987: Oldest Cougar Gold cracked open, still tasty    PULLMAN – Frequent shoppers at the WSU […]

Boeing donates building to Squaxin Island tribe

    SEATTLE – Recent actions between The Boeing Company, the Squaxin Island Tribe and the WSU Extension Energy Program will allow the tribe to enhance youth and senior programs.   Boeing donated a 10-unit modular cafeteria complex of approximately 7,200 square feet to the tribe. “The opportunity to secure and relocate this cafeteria complex […]

Cougars to face Pilots in Hardwood Classic

PULLMAN – The WSU men’s basketball team will take on Pacific Northwest foe, Portland, at the 2010 Cougar Hardwood Classic held Nov. 23 at Seattle’s KeyArena, Idol Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday.   This will be the sixth-straight year for the Cougar Hardwood Classic which began in 2005 against Utah. WSU has also faced San […]

Four selected as American Chemical Society fellows

  Sue Clark   Kerry Hipps   Kenneth Nash   Young Wang PULLMAN – Four WSU faculty members have been named 2010 Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS). They are among 192 distinguished scientists who were named ACS Fellows in recognition of their outstanding accomplishments in chemistry and service to ACS, the world’s largest […]

WSU plant, animal scientists ranked 13th internationally

PULLMAN – Plant and animal scientists at Washington State University are among the most productive and most impactful in the world, according to rankings recently released by Thomson Reuters.   In its “Essential Science Indicators,” the business and professional information gathering company ranked WSU 13th in the world and sixth in the United States based […]

New Bryan Clock Tower faces installed

          Related (Video and photos) Removal of old clock faces continues at Bryan Tower (Photos and video) Renovation project update: Removal of clock tower faces slated to begin June 1 (Photo gallery with historic and new images) Bryan Clock Tower to receive facelift PULLMAN – Work on the remodeling and updating […]