WSUTC News

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities A new book by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities associate professor of history examines the complex relationship between religion, race, and government‑led antipoverty initiatives, and how this complex dynamic resonates in today’s political situation. WSU Tri-Cities history professor Robert Bauman In his book,...

By Stephen Nakata, Division of Student Affairs Washington State University has been selected as a First Forward Institution for its dedication to serving first‑generation college students. WSU joins the inaugural cohort of 80 universities and colleges across the nation selected by the Center for First‑Generation Student Success, an initiative...

RICHLAND, Wash. – The rising number of organic grape‑growing regions in the Pacific Northwest presents a new opportunity for wine marketing around the popular wine buzzword terroir, according to a new study by a Washington State University Tri‑Cities researcher. The term “terroir” derives from the French word “terre,”...

By Sandra Haynes, WSU Tri-Cities chancellor RICHLAND, Wash. – It has been exactly 30 years to the day since the Washington state legislature established Washington State University Tri-Cities, in addition to WSU campuses at Spokane and Vancouver and University of Washington campuses at Bothell and Tacoma. Chancellor...

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed an environmentally-friendly, plant-based material that for the first time works better than Styrofoam for insulation. WSU Tri-Cities post-doctoral researcher Peipei Wang attaches a cellulose mixture sample to a freeze...

By WSU Insider SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents approved the design and construction of a 40,000-square-foot academic building for undergraduate studies in biology, chemistry and education in science, technology and math, or STEM, fields. WSU Tri-Cities campus The $30.4 million facility is being...

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Arthur Baranovskiy was in seventh grade when he broke his arm, an event that would serve as a catalyst for connecting him to his future career. WSU Tri-Cities electrical engineering student Arthur Baranovskiy stands by the solar panels and...

By WSU Government Relations The Legislature adjourned its 2019 session just before midnight Sunday, having approved budget compromises. Most notably, the Legislature fully funded WSU’s $14.4 million request for core funding to support the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The operating budget package completes funding for...

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities undergraduate students will display semester and course research and art projects as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition April 30 – May 3. Student present their psychology project during the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition...