Mathematics and Statistics

Once a Coug, always a Coug

Transfer student Carrie Colbert earned her bachelor’s degree in women’s studies at WSU, graduating in 2009, and then earning an MBA at Grand Canyon University. She currently works for ALSCO, a linen company. One of her tips for current students: ask for help when [you need] help and remember “that you become part of a […]

Increasing data literacy

Sharing data concepts with young children and engaging them in fun, data-related activities can have a lasting impact that can opens them to a future in data science. “Without knowing it, they’re working with and engaging in data analysis, and this opens the door for new experiences which could possibly change the trajectory of their […]

Launching WSU Climate Initiative teams

Eight Arts & Sciences faculty representing four distinct areas are members of the new interdisciplinary research teams formed during the 2022 Washington State University Climate Hackathon. During the two-day event last spring, participants defined the scope of climate change-related challenges, shared expertise in

Math undergrads meet to solve real-world problems

How human and animal diseases spread, how trees move in wind, and how confined fluids flow are among topics of research conducted by undergraduate mathematicians from across the Pacific Northwest who met recently at Washington State University to discuss their work. Students and faculty from six universities in Oregon, Montana, Idaho, and Washington joined dozens […]

Acclaim for teaching excellence

Bala Krishnamoorthy, professor of mathematics and statistics at WSU Vancouver, has been named the first recipient of the Yang “Wendy” Liu Award for Excellence in Teaching International Students. In nominating Krishnamoorthy for the award, PhD student James Asare noted, “In all three of Bala’s classes I took, what struck me the most was his careful […]

Pullman Outstanding Seniors excel in diverse fields

An international researcher, a police cadet, a certified nursing assistant, and a young mother who speaks five languages (in addition to baby talk) are among the 24 College of Arts and Sciences students named Outstanding Seniors of 2022, all of whom are exemplary in their academic achievements, leadership, and service to the community.

Graduating seniors in the WSU Top Ten

Six College of Arts and Science students are among the WSU Top Ten Seniors for 2022: Cameron Barton, Michaela Bayerlova, Aydan Garland-Miner, Annie Lu, Jocelyn Granados Mejia, and Cristina Navarro. Learn more about them and their plans for the future.