Stories tagged: Washington State University
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017, 5:28 a.m.
Under Trump’s travel ban, immigrant students must choose between family and education
Mahdieh Babaiasl met Hamed Mahdioun five years ago while the two were studying mechanical engineering at the University of Tabriz in Iran. Within a year and a half they were …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:36 p.m.
WSU issues statement supporting foreign students
Washington State University has issued a statement in support of international students and staff in light of the recent executive order banning entry into the U.S. by citizens of seven …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 1:21 p.m.
Speaker at WSU discusses race and activism
The Foley Speaker’s Room at Washington State University was crowded to excess Thursday, as students, faculty and community members gathered to hear community organizer and activist Charlene Carruthers discuss the …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
WSU honors biochemist with alumnus award
Washington State University graduate and University of California pharmaceutical biochemist James Wells left the comparatively balmy air of San Francisco this week in favor of a chilly Palouse winter. But …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 7:19 p.m.
Academics fear Trump administration will chop science, arts, humanities funding
For music professor Greg Yasinitsky, one proposal by President Donald Trump’s administration has struck a sour chord.
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11:44 a.m.
Beyond zoning: Residents discuss Pullman of the future
A handful of community members woke bright and early Tuesday morning and headed to the Pioneer Center in Pullman to discuss their 20-year visions for the city. It was the …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ speech at WSU canceled due to weather
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos’ scheduled speech at Washington State University-Pullman tonight has been canceled, the WSU College Republicans announced on their Facebook page. The club said the cancellation is due …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Wal-Mart opens training center for new managers in Airway Heights
Walmart has opened a facility in Airway Heights to train entry-level managers from around the region.
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
Bighorn sheep in Montana get health checkup
State wildlife biologists have captured 32 members of a herd of bighorn sheep that live both in Montana and Canada and given them health checkups.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
Far-right speaker Yiannopoulos decries canceled event
Far-right commentator Milo Yiannopoulos has held a rally at the University of California, Davis.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
WSU Global Campus nationally ranked
Washington State University’s Global Campus is one of the top 15 undergraduate online programs in the nation, according to a recent ranking by U.S. News and World Report.
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Broker: Expansion of medical education will spur downtown Spokane development
Washington State University’s new medical school in Spokane and the growth of other higher education opportunities will be an ongoing catalyst for downtown development, a real estate broker predicts.
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Intel has high hopes for virtual reality tool developed by WSU professors
The immersive, live-streaming sports and music experience of a virtual reality technology born on the Palouse is going big time under its new owner, Intel.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 2:57 p.m.
WSU tunnels always moving full steam ahead
Brad Guenther and his partner are one of eight duos tasked with manning the steam plant, which provides steam heat to the majority of Washington State University campus.
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
Ouch! WSU socks proclaim ‘Go Dawgs’ on inside cuff
Washington State University Cougar fans are going to want to spend a bit of time staring at their feet this morning. Bartell Drugs issued a recall this week for an …
Fri., Dec. 30, 2016, 5 a.m.
Elson Floyd’s drive helped bring a medical school to Spokane
Spokane civic leaders had been working for years to expand medical education in the region by the time Elson Floyd was named president of Washington State University. The strategy at …
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
WSU seeks funds for engineering courses in Everett
Washington State University’s efforts to boost enrollment in engineering courses at its Everett campus has hit a snag.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 11:19 a.m.
Retired teacher proposes a missing link in education
After dedicating more than 50 years of her life to the education of children, a Pullman native is introducing what she believes is the missing piece to academic – and …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016
Campuses shouldn’t squelch loathsome speaker
The U.S. Constitution protects the ravings of a Yiannopoulous, just as it does the burning of the American flag. If the United States is to remain a safe space for …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 6:09 p.m.
Visit by Breitbart News editor sparks controversy at UW and WSU
In the coming months, the University of Washington will host lectures from an award-winning author, a world-renowned architect, an African-American ballerina who broke the color barrier and a father-son duo …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
100 years ago in Pullman: Washington State College president accuses University of Washington of encroachment
From our archive, 100 years ago A turf war between the University of Washington and Washington State College (now Washington State University) broke out into the open.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 10:21 a.m.
WSU fraternities, sororities release ‘culture-changing’ plan
Sexual violence, drug abuse, alcohol abuse and mental health problems, although all different issues, are closely related, according to a recently released statement from the Washington State University Panhellenic and …
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 6:40 p.m.
WSU professor killed in Highway 95 crash
A Washington State University professor died in a crash on Highway 95 about four miles south of Cambridge, Idaho, on Wednesday.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 6:16 p.m.
WSU researcher honored for creating a gene test to save dogs
For years, veterinarians struggled to understand why a common heartworm medicine causes some dogs to fall into a coma and die. But they knew it primarily affects herding dogs, such …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:38 p.m.
WSU announces second, broader, review of student discipline
Following widespread criticism and a court of appeals ruling, Washington State University announced Friday a broad review of its student conduct process.
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 1:24 p.m.
Controversial far-right speaker at WSU prompts need for funds for extra security
Washington State University College Republicans are scrambling to raise $1,000 for security costs associated with a visit of Milo Yiannopoulos, a far-right speaker and editor of Breitbart News, with little …
Mon., Dec. 5, 2016, 12:44 p.m.
Relationship between sleep and pain part of WSU study
Washington State University will take part in a study on the relationship between sleep and chronic pain, part of a nationwide effort to stem the abuse of opioid pain relievers.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Undocumented students appeal to Washington State University leaders to make school a safe place
Undocumented students stood in the middle of campus Thursday, told their stories and appealed to Washington State University’s leaders to make the school a safe place for them.
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
WSU to host dairy manure management workshop
Washington State University will host a free educational workshop for dairy farmers, consultants and others dealing with managing dairy manure.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Northwest colleges urge Trump to keep immigration program for students
Hundreds of college presidents, including more than a dozen in Washington and Idaho, are publicly urging President-elect Donald Trump not to eliminate a federal program that protects nearly 750,000 undocumented …