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Visionary biochemist to receive top WSU alumni award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Biochemist James A. Wells, a pioneering engineer of proteins, antibodies and small molecules that target cell sites to thwart disease and enhance drug therapies, will receive the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University. » More …

Army veterinary chief to receive top WSU alumni award

By Brian Clark, University Communications

Poppe-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, will receive the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor. » More …

Nov. 13: SEL founder to receive WSU’s highest alumni honor

Schweitzer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Edmund O. Schweitzer III – pioneer of electric power systems protection – is the 2014 recipient of the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the highest honor Washington State University confers upon alumni. » More …

Nominations open for alumnus award

The highest honor bestowed upon a Washington State University alumnus is the WSU Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award. Since 1962, the award has been presented to 34 men and women who have made distinguished contributions to society and/or have brought distinction to the university through personal achievement. Most recently, in the fall of 2004, distinguished molecular biologist John N. Abelson received the honor. Other winners include Mary DeGarmo, pioneer in working with music and Braille music translation; Edward R. Murrow, broadcasting’s renowned news analyst and reporter; and William Julius Wilson, sociologist known for his research on the black underclass.The award committee, chaired by Penne Pierson, WSU … » More …