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New WSU president says he’ll curb overspending

Washington State University’s new president says the school’s spending habits are “simply not sustainable.” But he plans to change that.


Problems at WSU bear center prompt backlash from animal rights group

At least 15 grizzly bears have died in the past six years at a Washington State University research facility, according to a trove of recently released public records.


College roundup: Brandon Bailey’s 17 strikeouts propel Gonzaga into next round of WCC baseball tournament winner’s bracket

Brandon Bailey struck out 17 batters in a complete-game effort, Jeffrey Bohling and Sam Brown drove in all five runs and the Gonzaga Bulldogs defeated the BYU Cougars 5-3 in …


WSU unveils its green masterpiece

Washington State University’s new Paccar Environmental Technology Building was welcomed into the fold Thursday night with a dedication ceremony complete with the university’s marching band and a parade of speakers …


WSU OK’s hiring staff for Spokane medical school, cutting tuition costs

The Washington State University Board of Regents has approved the hiring of administrative staff, faculty, and operating staff for the new medical school in Spokane.


SFCC’s Pullman branch in jeopardy of closing

Students at Pullman’s branch of Spokane Falls Community College may not have a campus to return to when fall semester starts.


Pullman-Moscow airport official: Terminal, parking lot upgrades needed

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Director Tony Bean said the airport saw growth in 2014 and 2015 like it had never experienced since its opening in 1973 – and the trend is …


WSU to receive $2 million grant from USDA

Washington State University will receive a $2 million grant to continue research into increased food production through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture and Food Research program, USDA Secretary Tom …


WSU regents to consider tuition cut

An academic building at Washington State University Tri-Cities is likely to be renamed this week after the university’s late president.


WSU officials say Pullman airport project jeopardizes millions in research and facilities

Major construction at the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport could force Washington State University to replace up to 40 buildings and a large swath of farmland, jeopardizing experiments and millions of dollars …


Warmer future for Northwest forests foreseen in WSUV research

Pacific Northwest gardeners might consider planting banana and avocado trees in the not-too-distant future, according to new research coming out of Washington State University Vancouver.


WSU researchers aim to make farming more efficient

Washington State University researchers are seeking new ways to increase efficiency of water use in agriculture.


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.


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 …


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.


U-Hi grad, Olympic champion trains WSU disciples

U-High grad Brad Walker, who holds the U.S. record for pole vault, is now coaching at WSU.


UPDATED: Fri., April 8, 2016

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.


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.


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.


WSU medical school dean says school is on track

New dean reflects on Washington State University medical school in Spokane.


UPDATED: Thu., March 24, 2016

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 …


Fresh Sheet: Have your book and eat it, too

Washington State University Libraries are hosting their inaugural Edible Book Festival in April.


NC standout Justin Janke headed to WSU

The best long-distance runner in Washington has decided to stay close to home.


College baseball: Northeastern uses fourth-inning homer, triple play to hold off Cougars for 5-3 win

Josh Treff hit a tiebreaking home run in the fourth inning and Northeastern turned a rare triple play in the bottom half of the frame Thursday to escape a bases-loaded …


Two arrested in Palouse with $2,800 in counterfeit bills, printer

Two men have been arrested in Palouse in possession of $2,800 in apparent counterfeit money, a printer, extra ink cartridges and high quality bonded paper that has been linked to …


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 …


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,


WSU professor accused of fraud collected about 30 federal research grants

A WSU professor had landed about 30 federal research grants; investigators believe he, his brother and sister-in-law spent a chunk of that money on themselves.


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.


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.