WSU is advancing Washington industries …
WSU teams with aviation to develop sustainable aviation biofuels …
WSU partners to develop bioproducts that reduce dependence on petroleum imports …
WSU works with state commodity commissions to conduct needed agricultural research …
WSU developed the technology used for wood-plastic composites used for buildings …
WSU researchers work to improve dairy productivity and reduce disease …
WSU research has made Washington one of the world’s most productive wheat-growing regions …
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Regular session coming to an end – what say you?


The regular legislative session is scheduled to end on April 23rd. However, as had been the case over the last several state budget bienniums, we anticipate the legislature will be unable to come to agreement between the three proposed budgets – operating, capital, and transportation – and the differing versions of those budgets offered by […]

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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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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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Support NextGen Engineering: WSU answers a state need


WSU is requesting five million dollars this legislative session to increase the production of ready-to-work engineers, help maintain the state of Washington’s dominance in advanced manufacturing and foster ongoing sector growth. We make it easy for you to take action right now, but if you would like to be inspired even more to help WSU […]

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Support Washington Competes – the path forward


For the first time in recent memory, the entirety of the higher education community has come together to advance an initiative that will build on recent investment by the Washington legislature. The initiative is aimed at serving more students and strengthening the state’s competitive advantage by increasing investment in Washington’s college and university systems. WSU […]

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There is no one better than you.


It’s true. No one is better than you to engage with your three legislators and support Washington State University. We need a few good Cougs – just like you – to get involved and stay engaged in the upcoming legislative session. WSU Impact makes it seamless, painless, and effortless. We invite you to use our […]

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100+ Coug students take to Olympia


Washington State University students – from across our state and representing all campuses – visited Olympia today. Kudos to students from WSU Pullman, WSU Global Campus, WSU Spokane, WSU Vancouver, WSU Tri-Cities, and WSU North Puget Sound at Everett who attended meetings about this year’s supplemental budget session, met with lawmakers, and visited legislative staff […]

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My WSU Impact. WSU and Me – or WSU and all of us


WSU Impact shares our latest entry in our series, “My WSU Impact.” We introduce Ms. Alyssa Patrick. Alyssa is a young, up-and-coming professional who is not only a proud alumna of Washington State University (Class of ’12), but also a talented communications specialist who works for WSU Office of Economic Development, located in Seattle. Alyssa […]

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Cougar Chat has questions for Cougs – please join in the dialogue

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WSU Impact is interested in starting a dialogue with our members. We recently had a relatively wide-ranging conversation with a friend and brainstormed some theories related to WSU alumni, student engagement when on WSU campuses, and interest in WSU Impact. We want to know your thoughts. In light of recent declines in state support for higher […]

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Wonder bread (and grain), WSU style – land grant mission in action, improving everyday lives

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Welcome to the ninth entry in our series that extends information about Washington State University’s land grant mission and demonstrates how our university is increasing knowledge, providing research, and making a difference for our state. This week, we highlight WSU and its remarkable research on wheat and how it feeds the world. We also highlight exciting new developments that has WSU […]

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