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WSU Native American community access program receives grant to continue research

A group of people involved with the Mukurtu Content Management System visit the Smithsonian Museum Support Center on their Mukurtu Shared trip to Washington D.C. The system is used to digitally return items to Native American communities through archives.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2020

WSU received a $700,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the Mukurtu Content Management System, which is a software that allows communities to manage and share their cultural heritage digitally. Mukurtu Shared is an expansion of this system that works with Native American nations an...

ROAR program awarded $2 million

The ROAR group, pictured in spring 2020. The program began with four students with intellectual disabilities. It has grown since its inception in 2017 to include 13 students. 

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 16, 2020

The WSU ROAR program received $2.3 million to be distributed over the next five years from the U.S. Department of Education’s Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.  The Responsibility Opportunities Advocacy and Respect program at WSU began with four stud...

WSU receives EPA grant to prevent food waste

The grant will engage farmers and public facilities in outreach programs.

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2020

WSU is the recipient of a nearly $130,000 Environmental Protection Agency grant to help engage farmers and public facilities in outreach programs to prevent food waste in Washington state. Georgine Yorgey, associate director of WSU’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, said...

Depot center recommended for preservation grant

The Whitman County Historical Society purchased the Pullman Depot Heritage Center in 2018. Ever since then, the society has raised funds to protect the exterior of the space.

MATAYA SIEMION, Evergreen reporter

August 27, 2020

Railroads were a lifeline for Pullman in the 1800s, and now, a grant could help preserve the historical depot as an educational center for generations to come. The Washington State Historical Society’s Heritage Capital Grant program recommended the Pullman Depot Heritage Center to receive a $265,740...

Airport receives grant for service to Denver

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a $780,000 federal grant to help finance service to Denver.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

July 6, 2020

Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport received a grant from the United States Department of Transportation that will help the airport bring service to Denver.   Tony Bean, PMRA executive director, said the airline that will provide service to Denver is United or a United-affiliate carrier.  The fi...

Pullman Depot Heritage Center grant application qualifies for review

The Pullman Depot Heritage Center will remain open during external restoration but will locate to a different room during interior restoration.

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter

May 22, 2020

The Pullman Depot Heritage Center qualified as one of the applicants for the 2021-2023 Heritage Capital Grant Program in order to help pay for the center’s restoration. The center is seeking $240,000 to begin the first phase of its five-phase restoration plan, according to the Heritage Center p...

Public colleges are not cheap

September 13, 2013

U.S. map shows the average net price (full cost of attending minus scholarships) at public 4-year universities and colleges for in-state tuition charged to students in families earning $30,000 or less per year, by state. MCT 2013With CMP-COLLEGECOSTS, McClatchy Washington Bureau by Renee Schoof...

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