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Making the grade: WSU online degrees rank among nation’s best

WSU Online Degrees Rank Among Nation’s Best
U.S. News & World Report has once again ranked the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture among the best online graduate engineering programs in the nation. With a nine point improvement from last year, it is among the top 30 programs of choice for those who want to earn an advanced degree and further their careers. » More ...

Going viral

Kaitlyn Franz balances an internship with classes, coursework, 36-hour hackathons, and becoming the next YouTube sensation.
Recent WSU electrical engineering graduate Kaitlyn Franz landed a full-time job with Pullman-based Digilent Inc., a leading electrical engineering products company serving students, universities, and equipment manufacturers with technology-based educational design tools.

Prior to graduation last summer, Franz balanced a busy schedule at included a full-course load, homework, organizing 36-hour hackathons as well as an internship with the company that hired her. » More ...

Coug students make a ‘reel’ difference for veterans

WSU students visit with veterans and try their hand at fly rod casting.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Students sometimes wonder whether they’ll ever use what they are learning in school. Those at Washington State University recently witnessed the practical difference their work is making as they shared a barbecue, demonstrated their reel projects and learned the basics of fly fishing and tying with area veterans. » More ...

Researchers develop shape-changing smart material

Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a unique, multifunctional smart material that can change shape from heat or light and assemble and disassemble itself. They have filed a provisional patent on the work. » More ...

“You can re-vector.”

Satellite launch. Image courtesy Lockheed Martin Corporation.

Early struggles taught valuable lessons for achieving success

The most valuable thing that Iris Fujiura Bombelyn (’83) learned during her time at Washington State University was how to overcome mistakes.

“I learned how to fail here and I learned I wasn’t the best in the class,” she said. “It humbled me – a lot.” » More ...