Gov. Locke Addresses WSU Graduates

PULLMAN, Wash, — Gov. Gary Locke told Washington State University graduates of his family’s educational journey and urged them to fulfill the promise of their own education during the university’s 108th spring commencement ceremony May 8 at the Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum on the Pullman campus. “As I look out on this wonderful sea of […]

Focus on goals not the shortage

Keep your focus on attaining excellence, pursuing strategic goals and working together as a team — that was the core message Tuesday afternoon, when President V. Lane Rawlins gave his annual fall address. The current fiscal situation could create a “destructive internal fight for scarce resources” and deter us from achieving our goals, Rawlins said. […]

Energy, commitment sensed despite financial challenges

Following is a copy of President V.Lane Rawlins “Quarterly Update.” Welcome to the new academic year, and a sincere thanks to faculty and staff who helped our students successfully start this new year. Working together, you are making reality of our goal to offer our students the best undergraduate experience in a research university. Certainly […]

Atomic-level electronics: believing leads to accomplishing

Kerry Hipps and his students are atomic-level electricians. They take detailed pictures of molecules, then measure electron flow at the submolecular level. They are looking “to see how electrons move through different parts of single molecules.” These researchers are exploiting the fact that material properties change significantly at the molecular level, such that new and […]