Stories tagged: Washington State University
Tue., April 25, 2017, 6 a.m.
It’s a homeless shelter that folds like an accordion: These WSU students think it’s perfect for Spokane
A team of architecture students at Washington State University has designed and built a portable homeless shelter that can be folded like an accordion into a variety of shapes and …
UPDATED: Wed., April 19, 2017, 1:15 p.m.
WSU fraternities shut down in 2012, 2014 may be reinstated
A pair of fraternities shut down in 2012 and 2014 will return to Washington State University’s Greek Row this fall as associate members and may earn full membership by spring …
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
WSU Spokane researchers share Trump budget concerns with Sen. Patty Murray
In a fourth-floor lab at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy in Spokane, a group of six young women from at least three countries peer into genes and analyze tobacco …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
WSU sleep researchers discover why some people may toss and turn more than others
A research team led by a Washington State University biochemist could help scientists shed light on why we need to sleep, and why some people have an easier time resting …
UPDATED: Wed., April 12, 2017, 11:16 p.m.
WSU student wants to challenge Cathy McMorris Rodgers
A student of political science and physics at Washington State University will run for Congress next year, pushing the message that anybody can run for office, no matter his or …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
Seattle biotech firm to train WSU medical students in ‘bold, audacious and visionary’ approach
Washington State University announced Tuesday it’s partnering with a Seattle biotech firm to train the school’s inaugural class of medical students in “scientific wellness.”
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 11:01 p.m.
WSU under fourth investigation for its handling of sexual assault claims
Federal officials are investigating how Washington State University handled a female student’s allegations of sexual assault and harassment to determine whether the school violated the federal gender-equity law known as …
Mon., April 10, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
WSU names Mom of the Year
On Saturday, Cruz was surrounded by family in the luxurious Lewis Alumni Centre at Washington State University for a Mom’s Weekend brunch, unaware that she was about to be named …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Pullman police stunned, grappled with former Washington State cornerback after counterfeit cash incident
Pullman police used a neck hold and a Taser to subdue a former Washington State football player after he allegedly tried to spend counterfeit cash at a liquor store and …
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 1:26 a.m.
WSU, EWU students get support for innovative research
Students from Eastern Washington’s two public universities are scoring recognition – and funding – for research on a wide range of topics.
Sun., April 2, 2017, noon
Ask Dr. Universe: Discovery is a step-by-step process
It’s true – the things we learn at school can get more complicated each year. In pretty much all subjects, what you learn in fifth grade will be harder than …
Tue., March 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
WSU considers selling land to build ‘village’ of housing, shopping developments on Pullman campus
Washington State University is working with a private developer to build a “village” of apartments, condos, townhouses, retail stores and dining options on the Pullman campus just west of the …
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Cash windfall coming to Gonzaga University, WSU and EWU athletic departments
Gonzaga University, Washington State University and Eastern Washington University are among the colleges across the country set to get a cash windfall from the National Collegiate Athletic Association next month.
UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Community Colleges of Spokane to offer classes at WSU in Pullman
The Community Colleges of Spokane will start offering classes on the Washington State University campus starting April 3.
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Grief-stricken Cle Elum man suing WSU over botched euthanasia of beloved malamute
A lawsuit against Washington State University involving the euthanization of a sick dog could set a new legal precedent on the emotional value of pets.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 10:48 p.m.
Opioids contributed to deaths of three WSU students
Overdoses involving opioid drugs killed three Washington State University students in the closing months of 2016. All three were men in their 20s.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 11:29 a.m.
Three WSU students charged in connection to Snake River Fire
Three Washington State University students were charged Monday with gross misdemeanors for allegedly starting an illegal campfire that sparked the Snake River Fire that burned roughly 11,000 acres of land …
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
WSU-Spokane would lose “branch” from its campus description under proposal before Washington Senate
WSU and UW could trim the term branch from their campuses away from Pullman and Seattle.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 11:27 p.m.
ISP wants liquor licensees to be open, make sales
The Idaho State Police Alcohol Beverage Control division is trying to crack down on individuals who use their liquor license sparingly or not at all, according to a bill introduced …
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 8:28 p.m.
Trio accused of assault, pointing rifle at pedestrians near WSU Greek Row
Pullman police arrested three men early Friday after reports that they assaulted four men and pointed a rifle at pedestrians in the Greek Row area.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 8 a.m.
Spokane’s urban explorers look for the humanity in abandoned places, but there are risks
Urban explorers have been plumbing the depths of Spokane’s hidden places.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 3:59 p.m.
WSU conduct board not racially biased, report says
An independent review of Washington State University’s Student Conduct Board found no evidence of racial bias, according to a report completed Feb. 16 and released Wednesday by Lyons O’Dowd, a …
UPDATED: Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:32 a.m.
Law firm finds problems with WSU’s student conduct process, but no racial bias
Washington State University’s student conduct process may be unfair to fraternity members and football players, but “there remains no evidence of racial or ethnic bias” in the conduct board’s disciplinary …
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Man admits to Animal Liberation Front attacks at Michigan State, WSU decades later
A man who denied firebombing an animal researcher’s laboratory at Michigan State University in 1992 even as he pleaded guilty now admits he carried out the attack and participated in …
Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 1:14 p.m.
Washington State medical school receives accreditation
The new Washington State University College of Medicine reached another milestone this week when it was accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017, 7 a.m.
A mother’s nightmare: Facing the harsh reality of an opioid addiction
It had been just less than three weeks since Leslee Hoover’s son had died from an opioid overdose on Jan. 27.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 6:06 p.m.
Fliers at WSU targeting ‘illegal aliens’ appear to be from white supremacist group
Fliers urging people to report “illegal aliens” to immigration authorities were found on the Washington State University campus Tuesday and appear to be the work of a white supremacist group.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Despite study, farmers skeptical on human-caused climate change
A six-year, three-state, $20 million research project to study the potential effects of climate change on agriculture appears to have done little to persuade farmers that human-caused climate change is …
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 7:34 a.m.
WSU Vancouver’s spring enrollment rises to high of 3,271
Spring enrollment at Washington State University Vancouver hit another high, with 3,271 students on the Salmon Creek campus this semester. That is a 3.2 percent increase over the 2016 spring …
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
WSU Tri-Cities spring enrollment higher than last year
More students are spending the spring semester at WSU Tri-Cities than last year. The university reported that the Richland campus enrollment grew from 1,510 students last spring semester to 1,825 …