A recognized authority on compound semiconductors and the recipient of two U.S. patents, Professor Matthew McCluskey has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors. Researchers at universities and in the laboratories of companies like Samsung and General Electric use high-end
Tanya Cheeke, assistant professor in the School of Biological Sciences, was one of three individuals recently honored for their notable contributions to the campus and community through service, teaching and/or involvement. In addition to teaching and research, Tanya works extensively to mentor students in the biological sciences program. She regularly works with undergraduate and graduate […]
Faculty in sociology, criminal justice, and anthropology shared personal stories about their career experiences during the Association for Faculty Women (AFW) Pathways to Leadership event in early November. The event was designed to illustrate different leadership pathways and gave both attendees and panelists an opportunity to
This past summer, ten WSU Tri-Cities undergraduate students in the Chancellor’s Summer Scholar Program got to experience first-hand how top-tier university research can impact their local community. “Students pursuing a bachelor’s degree get the opportunity to be a part of intensive research that could positively influence the Tri-Cities community,” said Kate McAteer, WSUTC vice chancellor […]
Life preparation. It was the thing that most drove Dana Dollarhyde to get a college degree and the thing that she said she is most grateful for her college experience. One reason Dollarhyde (’18 DTC) chose WSU Tri-Cities was because it was affordable: she received thousands in scholarships and also qualified for the College Bound […]
Demi Galindo, a master’s student at WSU Tri-Cities, recently received a call that would change the course of her life. She had been accepted to medical school. Better yet, she had received a tuition waiver for her four years of medical education, with the exception of two semesters during her third and fourth years – […]
The prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring recently bestowed upon WSU’s Team Mentoring Program in Washington, D.C., has brought about immense pride, increased interest in the program, and an opportunity to provide input on the nation’s strategic plan for STEM education. Manuel Acevedo, director of WSU’s Multicultural Student Services and […]
A total of 10 College of Arts and Sciences students received two types of awards from the WSU Office of Undergraduate Research. Recipients of the Carson and Auvil awards will work with faculty mentors throughout the 2017-18 academic year on research, scholarly and creative projects that advance or create new knowledge in a specific field.