WSU Athletics and ISP Sports add to radio network

    PULLMAN – WSU Athletics and ISP Sports have added Seattle-based radio station KIXI, 880 AM, to the WSU ISP Sports Network, it was announced Thursday, Sept. 23.   The addition of KIXI provides extended coverage of Cougar football to the Seattle area, providing another outlet for WSU fans to listen to Bob Robertson and Jim […]

New graduate student health care program announced

    PULLMAN – Enrolling more, top-quality graduate students is critical if WSU is to fulfill its potential as one of our nation’s leading land-grant institutions, said WSU President Elson S. Floyd in his Perspectives column.   As part of that effort, university officials have been looking into providing health-care options for the spouses and partners of graduate students… […]

Cougars, FSN announce TV selections football

PULLMAN – WSU and FSN Northwest have announced that FSN will broadcast the Cougars’ football games against both USC and UCLA this season.   The announcement results in four of the Cougars’ first five games of the 2010 season being televised. Previously, WSU announced its opener at Oklahoma State will be televised by FSN with […]

Continuing coverage for older dependents

Medical/dental coverage for dependent children may be affected if they’re graduating or going off to college. Dependent children are eligible to continue coverage under their parents’ WSU employee plan through age 19. Those 20-23 are eligible if they are registered as a student and attending classes at an accredited secondary school, college, university, vocational school […]

Topics — cardiac arrest; audio interviews; president

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link. * The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, WSU women’s basketball coach upgraded to serious condition, * Puget Sound Business Journal — State organic farm acreage up […]

Headlines: no evidence; trusted sources; resignation

Several new media headlines involving WSU and other important education topics include: (click on the URL links to view any of the following articles)* Chronicle of Higher Education — no evidence that $3-billion spent to improve science and math education working, * Chronicle of Higher Education — Most trusted source of prospective student information: campus visits […]

Extending insurance to children in college

Employees with children due to graduate or going off to college in the fall may want to assess the medical/dental coverage of these dependents under WSU’s insurance plans. Dependent children are eligible to continue coverage under the employee plans through age 19. A dependent age 20-23 is eligible to continue coverage if he or she […]

Headlines — billions of bees; bulging budget

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU, or addressing issues of interest to WSU. TUESDAY A.M. * Deseret News — Mystery causes billions of bees not to be (agricultural crisis); W. Steve Sheppard, a professor of entomology at Washington State University, sees ”a number of factors that are weakening the bees or […]

Cougar basketball draws national press focus

The Cougar men’s basketball team has earned the university a ton of media coverage this season — including regular newspaper and television coverage of home and away games. Currently ranked 9th in the nation, the Coug’s upcoming game against Oregon, has been tabbed as the “Pac-10 Game of the Week” by The Seattle Post Intelligencer. Notes the P-I: “The […]