WSU Fulbright scholar to study natural cleanup crew in New Zealand

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Jones, Department of Entomology, 404-432-9528, Mary Sanchez Lanier, Assistant Vice-Provost, School of Molecular Biosciences, 509-335-2320, PULLMAN, Wash. — Driving thousands of miles to catch dung beetles in traps baited with pig droppings may not sound like glamorous work to most, but for entomology graduate student Matt Jones it is just […]

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WSU’s Newest Fulbright Fellow and Ph.D. Student Patrick Freeze to Improve Thailand Rice by Decontaminating Soil

MEDIA: Sarah Ann Hones, Distinguished Scholarships Program director, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, Amelia Veneziano, communications staff, WSU Undergraduate Education, 509-335-6679, Unearthing an Italian connection Italy wasn’t just about academics. In the course of his studies there, Freeze decided to try to pick up some Italian. The author of a language book had a […]

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WSU undergraduates Justin Niedermeyer and Seth Schneider land national Goldwater scholarships; Angela Rocchi receives honorable mention

MEDIA: Sarah Ann Hones, Director of the Distinguished Scholarships Program, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, Mary Sánchez Lanier, WSU Assistant Vice Provost, 509-335-2320, Read about our 2015 Goldwater scholarship recipients on the Daily Evergreen PULLMAN, Wash.—The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program has announced that two Washington State University […]

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WSU sophomore, Nez Perce Tribal member Rachel Ellenwood receives prestigious, national Udall Award; is university’s first Udall winner

MEDIA: Sarah Ann Hones, Director of Distinguished Scholarship Programs, WSU Office of Undergraduate Education, 509-335-8239, Mary Sanchez Lanier, Assistant Vice Provost, 509-335-7767, Rachel Ellenwood, WSU’s first Udall Award winner, PULLMAN, Wash. — Washington State University sophomore and Nez Perce Tribal member Rachel E. Ellenwood, 32, of Lapwai, Idaho, has won a nationally […]

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Freshman Scholars Progression 2015

More than 150 high-achieving students attended the first annual Freshman Scholars Progression on January 30, 2015 in the CUB Junior Ballrooms. All freshmen who had earned at 3.8 GPA or better in fall semester 2014 were invited to the event to receive recognition for that accomplishment. Students also met with faculty and staff members at […]

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