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 …
Tag Archives: WSU Impact advocacy

How Washington State Makes College More Accessible

2015 Fall Commencement. Washington State University

Ensuring college is accessible and affordable are the two tenants WSU Impact was founded for. We are grateful for your advocacy in support of a college education. Being a college graduates results in more resiliency in the job market, better pay and health care for our families, and a commitment to life long learning that […]

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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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Expanding medical education opportunities – Spokane is the new hub

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Both of Washington’s two major universities are asking lawmakers for expansion in medical education opportunities, but as Seattle Times’ Katherine Long reports, the squabbles over who is best equipped to teach doctors seem to be a thing of the past. The article below shares the new relationships being forged by the leaders at both Washington […]

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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Dean Tomkowiak on TVW


Dr. John Tomkowiak, Founding Dean of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, was interviewed on TVW’s Inside Olympia with Austin Jenkins this week to discuss the development of the state’s second publicly funded medical school. The dean spoke with TVW about the selection process the college is using to enroll 60 students from among the […]

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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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Support the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine


August 2017 will mark an important milestone for Washington students who have dreams of attending medical school in the state. It also marks a new opportunity to address the changing healthcare education and research needs of our state and its citizens by exploring novel teaching and learning methodologies that will always keep the needs of […]

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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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WSU Priority for 2016 Legislative Session – helping small businesses succeed


The Everett Herald reports on the value of keeping the doors open at the Small Business Development Center of Snohomish County. The paper shares the services provided for 34 years to local businesses and entrepreneurs and how the local community has come together to keep the doors open in the face of budget cuts. WSU […]

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WSU Presidential Search – be engaged

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Washington State University has announced that the formal search for the next president has started with the scheduling of listening sessions to gather input and comment. WSU has had 10 great presidents in its history, and the Board of Regents is leading the efforts on the search of selecting the 11th president. Selecting the next […]

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Seven Days of Cougar Pride – keep the momentum going in the right direction

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The last seven days add up to one of those weeks that make us immensely proud to be a Coug and part of a citizen advocacy effort in support of Washington State University. First, kudos to all of you who follow us and use the interactive tools at WSU Impact to learn more about issues […]

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