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Atendees gathering at last years employee reception. Photo courtesy of Jaide Wilhelm

Human Resource Service hosting an event to honor WSU faculty

ANNA HARO, Evergreen reporter February 20, 2024

WSU Human Resource Services is hosting their 17th annual employee recognition reception on Tuesday, Feb. 20. This reception is taking place simultaneously across eight locations: WSU Pullman, Spokane,...

Jha works with Sumy State University in Ukraine and implemented the Collaborative Online International Learning program in 2019

WSU hospitality and tourism professor receives international recognition

LAUREN RENDAHL, Evergreen reporter December 6, 2023

Close collaboration within the global hospitality and tourism industry is how a WSU professor found himself on the International Hospitality Institute’s list of the top 100 most influential people in...

Tom Johnson gives his last principles of physics demonstration, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2023, at Webster Hall in Pullman, Wash

WSU physics demonstration specialist retires after 30 years

LAUREN RENDAHL, Evergreen reporter November 13, 2023

After 30 years of working as WSU’s physics demonstration specialist, the go-to man for just about any issue or project in the department of physics and astronomy, has retired.  Many know Tom Johnson...

After winning the American Prize, they released their third CD and will perform in Thailand summer 2023

WSU faculty win national music contest

PUNEET BSANTI, Deputy news editor September 1, 2022

From China to Thailand, the Pan Pacific Ensemble has traveled extensively to showcase their talents, and just last week they won the 2022 American Prize for Professional Chamber Music. Established in...

The WSU College of Veterinary Medicine raised the most money for an individual organization, totaling over $337,000 from 259 gifts.

WSU Day of Giving raises over $700,000 

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2021

The annual #CougsGive Day of Giving April 14 brought in over $700,000, a new benchmark from the previous giving average of $400,000-$450,000. The event began in 2015 as a way to raise money for the university...

WSU students have recently been noticing strange occurences on Zoom. What started out as innocuous Zoom glitches and creations of tired minds seems to have sinister undertones.

OPINION: Satire: Are WSU professors hiding a big secret?

GRACE LAPIERRE March 31, 2021

Reports of strange occurrences on campus have been circulating through all major social media sites, whispers of something sinister stirring behind the scenes. These posts, mysteriously deleted shortly...

WSU received a $39 million budget cut because of the pandemic, said Colleen Kerr, vice president of external affairs and government relations and chief legislative officer for WSU. 

Faculty Senate discuss financial effects of COVID-19

JENAE LAXSON, Evergreen roots editor November 20, 2020

WSU Faculty Senate members discussed Washington’s new salary threshold, which can exempt some employees from receiving overtime pay, during a meeting Thursday.  Lisa Gehring, WSU assistant vice...

The new chair will research how farmers can protect potatoes from soil pathogens, said Scot Hulbert, associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resources Sciences Office of Research.

WSU creates new faculty position to research potato production, health

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter November 20, 2020

After receiving a $3 million endowment from members of the potato industry, WSU created a new endowed chair position to lead research on potato production and soil health. The individual chosen as the...

Matt Skinner, associate vice president of finance and administration, said appointment of deputies prepares a second-in-command to step in and operate a department if necessary.

WSU appoints three faculty members as deputies

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter October 13, 2020

Three faculty members have been appointed as deputies for their respective departments to help department heads or step in and operate a department if necessary.  Laura Griner Hill, Matt Skinner and...

Phil Weiler, WSU vice president for marketing and communications, said faculty and coaches follow a different process than students when accused of violating certain measures.

WSU considers consequences for those who violate public health orders

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2020

As Pullman remains one of the COVID-19 hot spots, WSU officials are being pressured to amplify punishments for those who receive public safety infractions. The university does not want to pursue expulsive...

WSU President Kirk Schulz said WSU Athletics lost $30-$35 million in net revenue due to COVID-19.

Administration discusses budget, strategic plan

MICHELLE PAREDES STRONG, Evergreen reporter September 9, 2020

WSU administration joined Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture to discuss the university’s budget, which has been disbursed among WSU campuses to recover from deficits, and its diversity plan,...

John Schoettler, vice president for Global Real Estate and Facilities at Amazon and member of the WSU Board of Regents, said his prior job experience will help him in his new role as regent.

New regent to focus on learning his role before taking action

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter July 14, 2020

A WSU alumnus and Amazon executive has been appointed to the university’s Board of Regents. John Schoettler, vice president for Global Real Estate and Facilities at Amazon, was appointed to the position...

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