Phil Gruen, WSU associate architecture professor, talks about the designs of buildings around campus and how they came to be.
Some of WSU’s most interesting hidden history lies in the architecture on campus.
If you toured WSU as a prospective student or during Alive! Orientation, you probably heard some strange stories about the buildings around campus.
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As distant and local travelers enter Pullman on Davis Way, the word “Welcome” will greet them in 60 different languages ranging from Indonesian to French.
There will also be a big “Welcome to Pullman” sign with the names of sponsors for the project by the end of the month, Mayor Glenn Johnson said. A paved drive-thru will be included in the area, as well as a bus stop.
The $200,000 sign was partially funded by donations from groups including the Pullman Chamber of Commerce, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories and Asif Chaudhry, the WSU International Programs … » More …
Interior design students involved with the Creative Corridor program were featured in the Provost’s Blog.
Sarah Rosenthal, left, and Kris Kha work on a prototype of the “Bench of Belonging,” which his scheduled to be installed in the Spark early next year.
Give students from interior design, animal sciences and accounting/marketing an open-ended project with little direction and no restrictions … » More …
As featured in WSU INSIDER, November 8, 2018
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
Generations of students used to arrive in late summer on “Cougar Special” trains, disembarking and carrying their bags up the steep, sometimes muddy hill to begin their studies at Washington State College.
In those days, the men might have worn bowler hats or newsboy caps and suits, while women dressed in long skirts and pointed, leather boots. Today, WSU students are helping preserve the unique past of those early days as part of a project with the Whitman County Historical Society.
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As featured on KREM 2 News (Author: Brenna Greene; Published: 3:40 PM PDT October 9, 2018)
“It’s definitely unique. Not a lot of people are in my position. It’s kind of a self-made kind of territory, if that even makes sense.” Andrew Cho is a junior at WSU, an architecture student, and, oh yeah, goes viral from time to time.
“A complete drawing like this would take me about 2-3 days if I sat down and worked, let’s say, five hours-ish a day,” said Cho.
Cho has become well known for his extremely life-like drawings of mostly WSU football players, with his latest … » More …
By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries
Growing up in the family veterinary clinic, Washington State University alumna, faculty member and landscape architect Jena Jauchius became familiar with many species of animals — domestic, wildlife and exotics alike. Jauchius spent many hours at the Ponti Veterinary Clinic in Otis Orchards, Washington, working with and caring for the animals while forging a lifelong love for them. Those early experiences also inform the subjects of her paintings.
“From a youngster, it was evident to me that all creatures possess individual personalities, intellects, moods and ways of being,” Jauchius said. … » More …
The stories about children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border earlier this summer were a heartbreaking reminder of how terribly broken our immigration system is, and the practice was condemned across the political spectrum. But how to “fix” the system is a process that’s also painfully broken, with Congress unwilling to seriously take up immigration reform, and Federal judges having to take the lead against border-guard actions such as de facto rejection of legitimate asylum seekers, or their indefinite detention, in violation of federal policy and international law.
We’re a very different country … » More …