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Updated Spring Semester and COVID-19 Information

As you know, Washington State University is continuing to pursue in-person learning this semester, albeit with a slightly  delayed start in WSU Pullman because of weather issues. Following the WSU Town Hall on Thursday (Jan 6, 2022), the WSU Provost shared some key points for us to convey to you which we are sharing. We’ve added some examples to help define what these key points might mean to us in  our College. » More ...

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings! As our fall semester wraps up, I want to wish everyone ‘Happy Holidays,’ and hope each of you can experience all the comfort and joy our winter break provides.

And what a semester this fall has been. Since returning to campus, we all seem to have been running ‘Full Speed Ahead’ as if to make up for the lost time of 2020. » More ...

Voiland College and the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Last Monday, President Biden signed into law the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which will allocate more than $1 trillion to repair and upgrade the nation’s infrastructure.

This is good news for our country and for our college. Included in the law is $550 billion of new federal investments in America's infrastructure over five years, touching everything from airports, bridges, and roads to the nation's broadband, water and energy systems, and the equitable and sustainable ways we can improve them. » More ...

Welcome Back

Welcome back!

It’s a week before school begins and I already have the First Day of School Jitters. Can you believe it's been nearly 18 months since we last taught classes in person?

This year, of course, things are different. I’m sure many of you share the same feelings of anticipation and anxiety that I’ve had since being back on campus in our new Post-Vaccine World: Do the vaccines and masks really work? Can we successfully return to teaching in person? » More ...

Return to Campus Update

Washington State University has recently loosened several of its COVID-19 protocols in response to new state guidance, reducing case numbers, and the widespread availability and use of vaccines.

I wanted to highlight some of these changes and how they may affect each of you. » More ...

Voiland School Director Search Update

I am writing to update you on the search process for a new director for the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering.

Thanks to the search committee’s efforts, four diverse and talented candidates were interviewed for the role. Unfortunately, the committee felt that none of the candidates met the rigorous criteria that this dynamic and challenging leadership position requires. » More ...

Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings! I wish each of you a safe and relaxing holiday break, filled with an abundance of peace and happiness for you and your loved ones.

As 2020 draws to a close, I also would like to take a moment to express my gratitude to everyone who has helped make this semester a successful one for our students, faculty, and staff. » More ...