As the only facility of its kind in Eastern Washington, WSU’s Technical Services instrumentation and electronics shop is well-versed in meeting special design requests for everything from vacuum chambers to surgical devices to ion current circuitry. During the COVID-!9 health crisis, the shop’s highly skilled staff have stepped up to provide another valuable service: designing […]
Working to build community among students learning remotely this fall, expert problem solvers in the WSU data analytics (DA) program created course-related games to stimulate interaction while providing some educational fun and valuable professional networking opportunities. In collaboration with academic advisors for the WSU Pullman, Everett, Vancouver, and Global campuses, the program director and statistics […]
Allison Coffin, a neuroscientist in the College of Arts and Sciences at WSU Vancouver, focuses on hearing, hear-loss prevention, and even on sensory cell regeneration—something no mammal is known to be able to do, unlike many birds and fish. For sound to get from the air around us to our brains, it passes through a […]
Driven by her passion to help others succeed, Ana María Rodríguez-Vivaldi is heading into retirement after 30 years at Washington State University still focused on improving lives across the University and beyond.
The Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service is bringing its Fall 2020 lecture series online with political science professors and experts from across the country. Political Science 400, an undergradute class that tracks with the lecture series, is also being offered this semester. Although there are challenges, the move to online […]
Meet the college’s newest faculty, whose disciplinary expertise—from origin of life and supermassive black holes to political psychology, ancient economics, and interdisciplinary art—enriches and expands the arts and sciences at WSU.
In the College of Arts and Sciences, an Outstanding Senior is defined as one who has excelled in academic performance and in service to their department or school and to the University community. This year, 24 students were selected to receive the honor by faculty in their respective Pullman campus degree programs and the leadership […]
Anastasia Tucker, education and outreach archivist in the WSU Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation (CDSC), has been selected from a national pool to receive an Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Heritage. One of only 15 fellows, Tucker will participate in a three-year program that includes an orientation, coursework through the […]
Tiny, symbiotic fungi play an outsized role in helping plants survive stresses like drought and extreme temperatures, which could help feed a planet experiencing climate change, report WSU scientists. Recently published in the journal Functional Ecology, the discovery by plant-microbe biologist Stephanie Porter and plant pathologist Maren Friesen sheds light on
Three College of Arts and Sciences undergraduates and one faculty member were honored at the 2019 Safety, Health and Security Fair for their contributions to campus safety, health and security. President Kirk Schulz congratulated the award winners and discussed the value of security and safe practices on campus and in the community, emphasizing that safety […]