Stories tagged: Washington State University
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, 1:09 P.M.
WSU researchers aim to make farming more efficient
Washington State University researchers are seeking new ways to increase efficiency of water use in agriculture.
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016, 4:41 P.M.
Former WSU honor student sentenced in cocaine arrest
PULLMAN – A former Washington State University honor student arrested for dealing cocaine behind her sorority’s house in February was sentenced to three months in jail Friday morning.
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016, 9:22 A.M.
Planners want to open Pullman to pot
The Pullman Planning Commission appeared to reach a consensus Wednesday night that the city should follow the state’s lead and make many more areas of the city open to marijuana …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 13, 2016, 6:05 P.M.
Two students may have been drugged at WSU fraternity house, officials say
PULLMAN – Two students may have been drugged at a Washington State University fraternity house, and one was hospitalized “due to life-threatening blood alcohol levels,” officials said Wednesday.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2016, 3:19 P.M.
New WSU president Kirk Schulz will be paid $625,000 a year
Kirk Schulz has been confirmed as the 11th president of Washington State University and will receive a five-year contract with a base salary of $625,000 per year.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 12:13 P.M.
WSU scuba instructor fined $1,000 by ethics board
PULLMAN – A Washington State University scuba diving instructor was fined $1,000 for selling and renting equipment to students through his private company.
SUNDAY, APRIL 3, 2016
J Thomas Ranken: Innovative energy project could generate jobs
The CleanTech Alliance works with hundreds of emerging and established clean tech companies to produce thriving businesses and boost the economy.
FRIDAY, APRIL 1, 2016, 6:22 P.M.
New WSU president said medical school was a big attraction for him
Washington State President-elect Kirk Schulz spoke to a standing room only audience in Spokane, Friday.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 8:19 A.M.
New WSU president to tour state
New Washington State University president Kirk Schulz will be introducing himself to students, faculty and staff across the state beginning Friday.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 6:52 A.M.
Rewards, not punishment, work better for recovering drug addicts, WSU researcher says
Replacing what drug and alcohol addicts use as reinforcers for good behavior could be key in treating addictions, says Dr. John Roll.
SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
WSU medical school dean says school is on track
New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016, 4 P.M.
WSU hires new president
The Washington State University appear close to choosing a president. At a meeting in the Tri-Cities, seven board members have said they support “Candidate C.”
FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2016
100 years ago in Pullman: New Washington State President Ernest Holland begins 30-year tenure, stressing importance of humanities
Ernest O. Holland (of Holland Library fame) was inducted president of Washington State College in 1916 at a ceremony attended by Washington’s governor.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
WSU regents may choose new president on Friday, but secrecy rankles faculty
The Board of Regents of Washington State University will publicly discuss the three top finalists to become president of the Pullman-based school and might make a decision at its next …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 11:37 A.M.
WSU investigates deaths of four grizzlies
Washington State University released a report Tuesday critical of several aspects of the facilities and management at its Bear Research, Education and Conservation Center on Terre View Drive – including …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2016, 6 A.M.
WSU report criticizes school’s grizzly bear lab
A grizzly bear research lab at Washington State University has problems with its treatment of animals and in its operations,
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 8:24 A.M.
Pullman man arrested for alleged online threats
A Pullman man is in custody after allegedly posting a threat on Craigslist to kill anyone wearing Washington State University gear.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 9:03 A.M.
Women in Agriculture Conference to focus on communication styles
A Washington State University conference this month will bring women in agriculture together at 31 different locations in five states.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 3:40 P.M.
Legislature OKs authorization for growing industrial hemp
The Legislature has passed a bill that would allow licensed growers to produce industrial hemp in Washington as part of a research program.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 8:33 A.M.
WSU study: Two things hinder split-second decisions by police
In a study of 80 police officers, researchers at Washington State University found fatigue significantly affects reactions and decision making, and 96 percent of the officers were implicitly biased about …
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 5:26 P.M.
WSU professor charged with fraud in federal court
PULLMAN – A Washington State University engineering professor has been charged with defrauding the federal government out of about $8 million from about 30 research grants.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 6:02 P.M.
UW, Gonzaga forge a new medical education partnership
Gonzaga University will host 60 first-year medical school students from the University of Washington School of Medicine this fall, the two schools announced Wednesday. The agreement will benefit Spokane both …
TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
After more than a year of talks, Gonzaga, UW plan big announcement Wednesday
Gonzaga University has scheduled an announcement with the University of Washington Wednesday, more than a year after the two schools began talking about a public-private partnership on medical education.
SUNDAY, FEB. 21, 2016, 5 A.M.
100 years ago near Cheney: Gruesome train crash kills five, injures many
From our archives, 100 years ago Five men were killed and scores of people were injured in a gruesome train collision at South Cheney. A Burlington passenger train was stopped …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 19, 2016, 12:13 P.M.
WSU down to 8 president finalists; decision in April
The committee leading the search for a new president of Washington State University has settled on eight final candidates and is on track to make their selection in April.
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 3:11 P.M.
Spokane medical school given ‘candidate status,’ on track for 2017
WSU-Spokane medical school gets latest approval needed to open for students in fall 2017
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 2:52 P.M.
WSU contributed to groundbreaking detection of gravitational waves
Professors and graduate students from Washington State University were among more than 1,000 researchers involved in the worldwide effort to detect gravitational waves and confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity. …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2016, 3:25 P.M.
Jose Antonio Vargas will speak and screen his documentary at WSU
Jose Antonio Vargas, an award-winning journalist turned immigration rights activist, will speak and screen a documentary at Washington State University next week.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016
College football’s recruiting process fascinating to follow
You could easily add college football to that famous quote by Otto von Bismark – the one that said: “Laws, like sausages, cease to inspire respect in proportion as we …
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016, 1:19 P.M.
Ethics board examining WSU scuba instructor’s financial ties
A state ethics board has taken up the case of a Washington State University scuba diving instructor who allegedly abused his university position to sell and rent equipment to students …