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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Student Maria Fernanda Vargas discovered her future career almost by accident after attending Washington State University Tri-Cities while still in high school. Maria Fernanda Vargas (center) celebrates while playing a game as part of a World Fair offered by...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities alumna Anne Taylor found her calling in higher education after experiencing what is possible through her own education at WSU. Anne Taylor (right) is recognized as one of several finalists for the WSU Tri-Cities Student...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – The Coding Cougs Club from Washington State University Tri-Cities had 27 hours to create three applications in teams that would address accessibility through technology during a recent coding competition in Seattle. WSU Tri-Cities Coding Cougs Club A handful of snacks,...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Family is core to who Geoff Schramm is as a friend, a person, but especially as a father and husband. Geoff Schramm (second from left) with his family at the WSU Tri-Cities commencement ceremony. It’s the reason why he decided...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – For student Lian Jacquez, finding the ideal university fit was a bit of a challenge – that is, until he arrived at Washington State University Tri-Cities. Lian Jacquez – digital technology and culture student Originally from eastern Oregon, he attended...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – A group of Washington State University Tri-Cities education students and current teachers are the first to benefit from a new course focused on how to teach computer science in the K-12 classroom. Teachers and education students in the new...