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WSU Everett student named ‘Rising Star’ by national Society of Women Engineers

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 4, 2019 – The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recognized Washington State University (WSU) Everett electrical engineering senior Kaitlin Ferguson, 19 of Brier, with one of the national association’s Rising Star awards. Fifteen awards are given annually to celebrate students’ contributions to SWE, the engineering profession, their campus and the community. “I am incredibly honored and grateful for the support from the same community I am passionate to promote,” Ferguson said. “SWE has given me numerous opportunities to excel and has motivated me to work even harder in 2019.” » More ...

Everett Boeing Scholars team wins grand prize in WSU Business Plan Competition

PULLMAN, Wash. – April 21, 2018 – On Friday, WSU’s top student venture teams displayed their innovative products and services at the 16th Annual Business Plan Competition hosted by the Carson College of Business. TEST Robotics, an interdisciplinary Boeing Scholars team from Washington State University Everett won the grand prize of $15,000. “When our name was called for grand prize, it was a complete thrill,” said Samantha Chapman, a senior strategic communication major. “Two of us instantly burst into tears, and it felt like we were floating to the front of the room. We worked tremendously hard on this project, and that moment made it all worth it to us.” » More ...

KING 5 News | “First WSU medical students make rounds in Western Washington”

MONROE - March 27, 208 - The first students from Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine are making their way into local, rural clinics. “We are just trying to immerse ourselves as much as possible,” says Meredith Morrow-Okon, pausing for a moment in between her shift at Providence Clinic in Monroe. “Trying to get a feel for what the medical needs of this community are.” » More ...

Everett Herald | “Nothing like your father’s chalkboard”

EVERETT — March 26, 2018 — Gordon Taub wasn’t always an engineering professor contributing to research papers such as one entitled: “An examination of the high order statistics of developing jets, lazy and forced plumes at various axial distances from their source.” Long before earning a bachelors degree in computational and mathematical science, a masters in applied mathematics and a doctorate in mechanical engineering, he was a drama major. He worked for companies that made video post-production equipment, had a karaoke-hosting business and once helped edit a short-lived soap opera. He even did open mic stand-up comedy a few times. All of which has come in handy as he searches for ways to best engage his mechanical engineering students at Washington State University Everett. » More ...

Everett Police Department Hosts Training at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – March 23, 2018 – All next week, the Everett Police Department will host 100 local officers for a Child Abduction Response Team (CART) training at WSU Everett. The police officers will be parked in parking lot K in both marked an unmarked cars.

A CART is a multi-jurisdictional team which is comprised of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies as well as private agencies.

Members are assigned a position based on their experience, expertise and the needs of the team. They can rapidly deploy once they are notified that a child has been abducted or is missing under suspicious circumstances.


KING 5 News | WSU engineers helping remap Titanic

EVERETT, Wash. – March 2, 2018 – When a five-person submersible descends to the floor of the North Atlantic this summer, part of a historic series of private excursions to map the famed RMS Titanic’s wreckage in 3-D imagery, it will be WSU Everett students that helped make it possible.

“The whole electrical system – that was our design, we implemented it and it works,” said Mark Walsh, a 2017 WSU Everett graduate in electrical engineering from the WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture. “We are on the precipice of making history and all of our systems are going down to the Titanic. It is an awesome feeling!”

This morning the WSU graudates were featured on KING 5 News. Watch the video linked below and read the full story here.


Students across the WSU system participate in Coug Day at the Capitol

WSU Everett students Lindsey Major and Samantha Chapman

Just shy of 100 WSU students gathered in Olympia today for their annual Coug Day at the Capitol event, with all six university campuses represented.

The day of advocacy is organized by the Associated Students of Washington State University and allows an opportunity for students to meet with state lawmakers and discuss higher education priorities.

Follow the day’s events on Twitter with the hashtag #CougDay2018.