Visionary biochemist to receive top WSU alumni award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Biochemist James A. Wells, a pioneering engineer of proteins, antibodies and small molecules that target cell sites to thwart disease and enhance drug therapies, will receive the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

Sept. 15: Slalom CEO, cofounder to speak at Power Breakfast

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business SEATTLE – Brad Jackson, CEO and cofounder of Slalom, will present “The Two Things That Will Change Your Life” as keynote speaker at the annual Power Breakfast networking event sponsored by the Washington State University Carson College of Business.

Doug Hamrick named WSU Tri-Cities distinguished alumnus

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities RICHLAND, Wash. – Doug Hamrick, retired chemical disposal project manager, will be honored with Washington State University Tri-Cities’ Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award in recognition of his service, career achievements and dedication to the promotion of educational excellence.

Alumnus builds civic leadership on engineering degree

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture ABERDEEN, Wash. – The practical problem-solving Erik Larson learned as a civil engineering student at Washington State University is serving him well in politics. His term as mayor will begin in January in Aberdeen, a small Washington town located about an hour west of Olympia.