Why Washington State University?
Did you know that University means “Unity in Diversity?” We all understand that diversity is vital to learning because it opens up our minds to new ideas and cultures and ways of understanding. Here at Washington State University, we embrace diversity–not just the cultural richness that comes from our international community, but the way that we learn and come to understand our complex world. Graduate students from all corners of the globe have come here to learn and grow and return home to make their own communities better places. If you seek to do good in the world, our learning community will engage, challenge, and equip you for lifelong success. Come to WSU and find true unity in diversity.
Research to Feed the Future
Doctoral student Nathan Grant joins the WSU/U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative through his research
By Cheryl Reed
Passion and compassion aren’t synonymous, but in the case of molecular plant sciences doctoral student Nathan Grant, the two provide the synergy for his research and future career goals. Working side-by-side with his faculty mentor, Dr. Kulvinder Gill, Nathan is helping develop a heat-tolerant variety of wheat that could be grown in some of the world’s most hot and hunger-challenged regions of the world. Read MoreRead Story
Following in his grandfather’s footstep
Third generation Coug graduates with his Ph.D.
By Frank McNeilly
Exactly 47 years after Charles Heebner graduated from Washington State University with his doctoral degree, his grandson graduated with his. Charles, dressed in full-faculty regalia, attended WSU commencement on December 9, 2017, to hood grandson Craig Owen, who earned his Ph.D. in materials science and engineering. Read their story.Read Story
The Heart of WSU’s Entrepreneurial Spirit
WSU post-doc Derick Jiwan and team are turning byproducts from the Greek yogurt industry into a healthy drink—while realizing a higher purpose for their scientific research
By Kakali Chakrabarti and Ruth Williams
The Greek yogurt industry produces thousands of gallons of acid whey – the unused liquid drained from yogurt to make it creamy. The cost of handling and disposing of all the whey, although rich in nutrition, has been a major expense to the industry—so researchers have been looking for a way to convert the whey into a useable and profitable product. A group of WSU students … » More …Read Story
EVENTS AND DEADLINES
- Feb 21 Leadership Workshop Series: Understanding the Tides of Transition
- Feb 27 Parts of a Paper Series: Discussion and Conclusion
- Feb 28 Imagine Beyond Workshop Series: Managing Graduate School Offers & Rejections
- Mar 3 The Cheeky Scientist Series: Linked In Presence
- Mar 5 Imagine Beyond Workshop Series V
- Mar 7 Writing Workshop Series: Submitting Your Thesis and Dissertation
- Mar 22 Women in Film, Literature, and the Arts Discussion Series
- Mar 23 Writing Workshop Series: Literature Reviews