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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 22, 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 April 1, 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 14, 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 22, 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 10, 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 15, 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...

The Fulbright Academy has deferred all travel abroad plans for students, staff and faculty due to COVID-19.

Fulbright Academy delays trips abroad to prevent possible COVID-19 infections

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter July 8, 2020

The Fulbright Academy has deferred all trips abroad for scholars and members due to COVID-19, which affects the plans of many WSU students and faculty. Erin-Kae Rice, director of external affairs for...

Cedric Habiyaremye, WSU research associate, and his mother in their quinoa research field in Rwanda.

WSU researcher raises awareness about food insecurity during pandemic

CHERYL AARNIO, Evergreen reporter June 29, 2020

As someone who grew up facing starvation and hunger in Rwanda, one WSU research associate is now using his education to advocate for worldwide food security. Cedric Habiyaremye said he has worked to...

William Hall, far left, is an assistant professor for mathematics and statistics. Hall said he was recently inducted into the WSU President’s Teaching Academy.

Teaching advocacy organization adds new members for first time in six years

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter May 20, 2020

The WSU President’s Teaching Academy nearly doubled their membership when they admitted 27 new faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments in April, which is the first time any new members have...

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