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Feaver named JCDREAM research director

EVERETT, Wash. - April 23, 2019 - Aaron Feaver, chief technology officer and co-founder of EnerG2 and co-founder of Group14, energy storage companies, has been named as Director of the Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials (JCDREAM). He is based at Washington State University Everett. » More ...

WSU Giving Day – #CougsGive on April 10

April 4, 2019 - Dear #EverCougs Community,Washington State University Everett is growing and thriving because of your support for our students and the transformational educational experience that supports their academic achievement in school and preparation for career success.On April 10, I ask you to join us in #CougsGive, a 24-hour celebration of our students. It will be our first opportunity to come together as a community and support more students through the WSU Everett Scholarship Fund. » More ...

The Pitre Dish | March 5, 2019

Greetings to the #EverCougs community!The semester is flying by as we approach a well-deserved spring break for students and faculty. Speaking of flying, commercial flights began lifting off from Paine Field in Everett this week, so start making plans for WSU football road games in the fall now!Campus activities have been equally exciting. The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication hosted another outstanding Communication Day, and I must add how proud we are to continue the legacy of Edward R. Murrow in his own backyard. Murrow grew up in Skagit County, where he graduated from high school before attending Washington State University. » More ...

Everett collegiate wind energy team earns Department of Energy grant

EVERETT, Wash. – March 4, 2019 – A wind energy team of Washington State University (WSU) Everett and Everett Community College (EvCC) students has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to compete in the Collegiate Wind Competition in Denver, Colo., from June 1-4, 2020. The biennial event challenges multidisciplinary teams of undergraduate students to develop a project plan based on wind energy market and siting considerations, design and build a model wind turbine and test their turbine against a set of rigorous performance criteria. Participation comes with a $20,000 grant to fund the team’s work through the next year and a half. » More ...

Cougar Gold cheese now sold at WSU Everett

EVERETT, Wash. – March 1, 2019 – Washington State University Creamery’s famous Cougar Gold cheese will now be sold on the WSU Everett campus through the Bargreen’s Coffee Company café. The café is open 7: 00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday. The week of March 11-15 hours will be shortened due to spring break. » More ...

Dominican Republic visit could help elevate farmers above subsistence

EVERETT, Wash. – Feb. 13, 2019 - Farmers around the city of Dajabón, Dominican Republic are mostly subsistence farmers, only able to grow enough food for themselves and their families to eat. WSU researchers, in partnership with the Rotary Club of Everett, are working to help those farmers increase their harvest so they can sell their produce at market. “This project aims to enhance family income through family greenhouse gardens,” said Anthony Gromko, WSU Extension assistant professor of Economic and Community Development. “This is a poverty alleviation effort, where we can empower families to increase their economic resiliency.” » More ...

The Pitre Dish | January 24, 2019

Greetings to the #EverCougs community! We have enjoyed a fast and exciting start to 2019. I am proclaiming this year as one of growth and opportunity for our campus, our students and staff. We are part of a region booming with possibilities as evidenced by the construction cranes dotting the region's skyline and the long-awaited start of commercial air service out of Paine Field in March. » More ...

WSU Everett explores merged coursework

EVERETT, Wash. – Jan. 24, 2019 – To grow interdisciplinary studies at Washington State University (WSU) Everett, three faculty members have launched merged coursework this spring. Seniors in electrical engineering have spent the academic year designing and building a project, sponsored by, overseen and delivered to local industry. During the second semester, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication students will develop communication plans for their assigned project while Carson College of Business students will create business strategies. “In the real world, engineers and business people and communicators work together,” said Dr. Jacob Murray, program coordinator for electrical engineering at WSU Everett. “These projects have real-life output and the business and communication students can support these teams – not as subordinates, but as peers.” » More ...

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 ...