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By John Sutherland, University Communications Haynes RICHLAND, Wash. – Sandra Haynes, a senior administrator at Metropolitan State University of Denver, is the new chancellor of Washington State University Tri-Cities. WSU President Kirk Schulz announced Haynes’ hiring Monday, Dec. 18. She will begin her duties on March 1. As chancellor,...

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education PULLMAN, Wash. – Thanks to a state grant, Washington State University is providing greater access for paraprofessionals to become state-certified teachers. The grant comes from the state’s Professional Educator Standards Board (PESB), which is responsible for oversight of the state’s...

Wine industry professionals seeking to advance their position or learn more about wine science may benefit from Washington State University’s online wine business management certificate.  Registration for fundamentals of the wine business, the first of six modules offered by the Carson College of Business at WSU...

Preliminary research to be scaled into larger effort analyzing trends in wine industry entrepreneurship By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – From renowned winemaking regions to those that aren’t typically known for winemaking, business faculty from Washington State University Tri-Cities are studying why people start wineries...

Chosen as one of approximately 30 students nationwide for summer optometry experience in Berkeley  By Jessica Roth, WSU Tri-Cities Catalina Yepez RICHLAND, Wash. – As a result of resources and mentorship she received at Washington State University Tri-Cities, student Catalina Yepez not only began the initial steps of realizing her future dream of becoming an eye doctor. The opportunities...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities Firestone RICHLAND, Wash. – WSU Tri-Cities is developing a teacher endorsement program in computer science that has attracted a $49,000 grant from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and a matching contribution from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Currently, there is no teaching...

By Maegan Murray In graduate student Kenny Nyirenda’s home country of Zambia, access to clean water sources can be challenging, especially in remote areas. That is why he has committed his graduate research as a Fulbright scholar at Washington State University Tri-Cities to improving access to clean...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Yichien Cooper, adjunct professor of teaching and learning at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is showing the world that arts education is more than the creation of physical and digital media through her work in growing international partnerships across the globe. Yichien Cooper and teachers from STEAM workshop in Hong Kong Cooper traveled...