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Tag Archives: Take Five for WSU and higher education

WSU Med School Makes Big Moves In Its Inaugural Year


WSU Med School Receives Overwhelming Support in State Legislature In two unanimous votes of confidence, the State House of Representatives and the State Senate BOTH voted to add the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine to the Family Medicine Residency network. WSU is very close to being a third co-chair of the […]

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WSU Academics and Research Win the Day


The evening of January 18 was marked in Olympia by the final passage of the state’s capital budget. Washington State University will have new facilities to study plant sciences, protect public health from the risks of animal-to-human disease transmission, and continue to grow WSU Vancouver and WSU Tri-Cities campuses. Learn more by reading this informational […]

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Proposed Governor’s operating budget funds top WSU priorities

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The 2018 legislative session will begin on January 8th.  It is the supplemental budget session, or the so-called “short session” because it is the second year of the state’s two year budget cycle. The three primary budgets (operating, transportation and capital) are prepared during 105 day legislative sessions in odd-numbered years (e.g., 2017). Then, in the […]

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YOU can support WSU by lending your voice


It’s a new year, and we look forward to 2018 being even more exciting for Washington State University’s campuses. Last year, we celebrated the opening of a brand-new medical school that’s bringing hands-on education, impactful health sciences research, and groundbreaking public health outreach to our communities. We dedicated a new academic building at WSU Everett. […]

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Budget time in Olympia – Senate releases its proposed budget


It is that time in Olympia. And, for WSU Impact advocates, time to take action and let your legislators know what you think the priorities are for state funding. The state Senate released its proposed budget yesterday. Below is the write up of what the proposed budget means to WSU priorities. To learn more about […]

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Let’s all ask lawmakers to support higher education – today

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Today, we sent a call to action to our WSU Impact members. We are taking our cue from WSU President Schulz who has been in Olympia several times this legislation session. We are also supporting WSU students who took time on President’s Day to visit the state capitol and several recent graduates of WSU who […]

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Legislative updates and guess who was in Olympia?


Washington state lawmakers are more than halfway through this year’s 105-day budget making legislative session. Just over 2700 bills were introduced, and approximately 650 remain alive for ongoing deliberation and consideration by your state Senators and Representatives. Focus in Olympia will now be towards fleshing out the state’s two year budget and includes funding for […]

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Alumni take to the hill – lending a collective voice for higher education

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On Thursday, February 23rd, eighteen intrepid alumni representing Washington State University, University of Washington, Western Washington University, Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, and the Evergreen State College gathered in Olympia. The charge? Joining together in three teams of six members – one from each institution – to meet with legislators as citizens lobbyists. The […]

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WSU students convene in Olympia, lend their voices


About 160 WSU students swarmed Olympia on Monday, February 20th, pressing the cause of higher education during the annual Coug Day at the Capitol event. Organized by the Associated Students of Washington State University, the delegation included students from all of WSU campuses — including the Global Campus — speaking with one voice. Of those who […]

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Now’s the time, connect with your legislators for WSU


On February 15th, Washington State University President Kirk H. Schulz presented to the WSU community, located across our state, in his first State of the University Address. His report was full of great information about WSU accomplishments and a vision for even more impactful education and research in the years ahead. He also shared the […]

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