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Every brick tells a story

Image of historic Bryan Hall.Every brick tells a story

Like many WSU students, Abigail Shane, a master’s student in architecture, enjoyed the iconic buildings and landscapes of Pullman’s campus but knew little about their history or architectural significance.

As part of a historic preservation seminar led by associate professor Phil Gruen, Shane and her classmates dove into school archives and digital resources, weaving the information they collected into a narrative about WSU’s built environment. » More …

The Top Ten Senior Award Winners

The Top Ten Senior Award Winners

Top 10 Seniors Group PhotoThe Washington State University Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Ambassadors would like to thank you for submitting a nomination for the 2019 Top Ten Senior Awards. Because of your efforts, we received many impressive nominations for a number of incredibly accomplished and deserving students at our university. With so many qualified students being considered, narrowing the final selections down to only 10 recipients was a very tough process. » More …

Forty-six WSU undergraduates land 37 research awards at the SURCA 2019 poster event March 25

SURCA award winners group photo

Forty-six WSU undergraduates land 37 research awards at the SURCA 2019 poster event March 25

SURCA award winners group photo.Nearly a quarter of Washington State University students who delivered poster presentations won monetary awards at the eighth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 25 in Pullman.

SURCA is the unique WSU-wide venue for students from all majors, years in college, and from all WSU campuses. » More …

WSU students’ device to diagnose autism wins awards

TJ Goble and Lars Neuenschwander.

WSU students’ device to diagnose autism wins awards

TJ Goble and Lars Neuenschwander.
TJ Goble, left, and Lars Neuenschwander, right

A device developed by two WSU students to help doctors diagnose autism in very young children was honored at an annual health innovations competition recently.

With support from the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, WSU seniors Lars Neuenschwander and TJ Goble entered their Appiture technology in the Holloman Health Innovation Challenge, sponsored by the University of Washington. The duo won both the $10,000 Herbert B. Jones Foundation second-place prize and the $2,500 Kent & Lisa Sacia Digital Health Prize. » More …

Honors professor Annie Lampman Wins 2019 Dogwood Literary Prize in Fiction

Annie Lampman

Honors professor Annie Lampman Wins 2019 Dogwood Literary Prize in Fiction

Annie LampmanNational Book Award winner and fiction judge Phil Klay has chosen Annie Lampman’s story “Whom the Lion Seeks” as this year’s Fiction Prize Winner in the Dogwood Literary Prize. Lampman will receive $1,000 and her story will be published in Dogwood’s 2019 edition, due out in late May. » More …

Vanessa Giramata selected for Junior Summer Institute at Princeton

Vanessa Giramata

Vanessa Giramata selected for Junior Summer Institute at Princeton

Vanessa Giramata

Honors College student and Agricultural Economics major Vanessa Giramata has been selected for the prestigious 2019 PPIA Junior Summer Institute at Princeton, hosted by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS). The PPIA institutes are a very competitive summer program for students pursuing careers in public policy and the program seeks to increase diversity in the field. » More …

Nam Nguyen receives Global Student Leadership Award

Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen receives Global Student Leadership Award

Diversity Abroad is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) and the Global Student Leadership Awards. This year’s recipients have demonstrated a commitment to advancing diversity and inclusive excellence within international education on an individual, institutional, and organizational level, as well as students who represent Diversity Abroad’s mission to diversify global education. » More …

Honors student, Hannah Utter, receives award in creative nonfiction

Hannah Utter

Honors student, Hannah Utter, receives award in creative nonfiction

Hannah UtterHonors student, Hannah Utter, has been awarded the Western Regional Honors Council Literature Award in Creative Nonfiction. Her creative nonfiction essay was chosen by a faculty committee at the University of Wyoming and will be published in Scribendi—the Western Regional Honors Council’s literary magazine based at the University of New Mexico. Hannah has been invited to attend the WRHC annual conference and award ceremony in Bozeman, Montana, March 2019, to receive her cash prize and recognition.

Run Code – Honors student Kyler Little excels in the classroom and on the track

Kyler Little

Run Code – Honors student Kyler Little excels in the classroom and on the track

Kyler LittleAs a student-athlete, Kyler Little excels in the classroom and on the track, and he’s active in his campus community.

But, he admits, it’s not as easy as it looks.

“It can be a lot sometimes,” said Little, a senior studying computer science, “I can go a little too hard just because I like to do a lot with my time. Trying to participate in all these clubs along with athletics can sometimes be difficult.” » More …