Stories tagged: Washington State University
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Washington State University will close its WSU Connections store in downtown Spokane by May 19, saying the decision was based on changes in how people shop.
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 6 a.m.
Six months after a freshman suffered life-altering injuries, Washington State University says it’s taking steps to prevent more students from falling out of dorm-room windows.
Fri., Feb. 23, 2018
Washington State University is facing a class-action lawsuit in King County Superior Court that alleges negligence and violations of Washington’s Consumer Protection Act. The 33-page complaint, filed in December, also …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 23, 2018, 8:46 a.m.
Colleges and universities might be required to “ban the box” on student applications.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018
State universities would have to be more public about their athletic spending under a bill sponsored by Sen. Andy Billig.
Fri., Feb. 16, 2018, 5 a.m.
Glenn Johnson, the four-term mayor of Pullman and college football announcer known as “the voice of the Cougs,” has been appointed to the board of trustees of the Community Colleges …
Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Robert Wielgus has been at the center of a whirlwind of conflict with his employer, Washington State University.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
In a last-ditch effort to keep the Daily Evergreen publishing five days per week, the Associated Students of WSU on Wednesday approved a referendum that will be placed on the …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018, 10:20 p.m.
WSU’s Bread Lab, where scientists tweak Chipotle tortillas, establishes $1.5 million research endowment
Washington State University has received a $1.5 million endowment to support organic grain breeding at the school’s Bread Lab in Mount Vernon.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
WSU’s new “Drive to 25” campaign to become a research powerhouse includes its health sciences campus in Spokane.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
The exterior lights on the historic Larson Building in downtown Yakima will be changed Saturday to crimson and gray to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to honor Washington State …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 10:08 p.m.
After a lengthy investigation, Pullman police say a Washington State University student raped an 18-year-old woman who had passed out during a party at an off-campus fraternity house.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Washington State University has created a fully translated student financial services website in Spanish.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 11:35 a.m.
Washington State has a new athletic director. Pat Chun, introduced Tuesday, was hyped even before he was offered and accepted the job. WSU president Kirk Schulz insisted more than a …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 8:09 p.m.
Patrick Chun says he’s stepping into his new athletic director position at Washington State as an “outsider.” It’s not much of a stretch.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 6 a.m.
Washington State University has chosen a reputed biologist to oversee agriculture research and education programs across the state, as well as the university’s largest driver of outside research funding.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 4:28 p.m.
Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through Saturday afternoon ABC broadcasts, has died. He was 89.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 9:46 a.m.
As Chinook salmon populations declined across the Pacific Northwest, scientists suspected the fish lost a great deal of genetic diversity, too. But until recently, the theory hadn’t been tested.
Thu., Dec. 28, 2017
In 2013, the University of Washington’s president had the audacity to question Washington State University’s ability to start a medical school. “Good luck. That’s a multimillion-dollar task,” then-UW President Michael …
Thu., Dec. 21, 2017
The student-run organizations that oversee the University of Idaho’s Greek system have approved an indefinite ban on parties involving alcohol, following the lead of counterparts at Washington State University in …
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 12:43 p.m.
Washington State Deputy AD Mike Marlow accepts position to lead Northern Arizona University athletics
Wednesday’s announcement ends an eight-year relationship between WSU and Marlow, who arrived in Pullman in 2010 shortly after the school hired Bill Moos as its next AD. Marlow had previously …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 7:52 p.m.
The 90-year charter of the Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity has been revoked at Washington State University after concerns were raised over hazing, but university officials would not say exactly what …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017
If the goal of the tax package is to make the United States more economically competitive, penalizing students and higher education is not the way to do it.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 8:23 p.m.
Washington State University departments have found ways to keep retention counselors on the payroll and avoid cutting graduate research stipends, but some remain dissatisfied over the administration’s handling of a …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017
DACA itself was born of congressional inaction. President Obama adopted it after Congress failed to pass the Dream Act, which would’ve resolved the issue
Wed., Dec. 6, 2017, 6 a.m.
A local public-private-university collaboration called Urbanova is using street lamps to shed light air pollution.
Sun., Dec. 3, 2017, 5 a.m.
Shawn Vestal: WSU’s budget crunch likely to hurt students more than highest-paid administrators, faculty
As Washington State University tries to turn around its financial ship, a couple of faculty members have made a modest proposal: Cut the six-figure salaries at the top of the …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 9:44 p.m.
Posters reading “IT’S OKAY TO BE WHITE” have generated various responses since they were found and removed Monday morning from Glenn Terrell Mall on the Washington State University campus.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017, 5:25 p.m.
Washington State University graduate students gathered Wednesday to mount some last-minute opposition to the Republican tax plan that’s barreling through Congress.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
With viral tweet, WSU student raises tens of thousands in donations for St. Jude Children’s Hospital
Washington State University student Danni Messina probably didn’t expect to be hundreds of thousands of dollars in “debt” a few days after pledging to donate to a children’s hospital.