Alums & Donors

Students compete to attract next-gen consumers in Columbia capstone challenge

Drawing on their knowledge of trends in society and the apparel industry, WSU students competed to solve real-world challenges with Columbia Sportswear.

Gianna and Rebekah, Columbia presentation

Public wheat breeders continue 130-year legacy of excellence

From the 1890s through today, WSU wheat breeders have kept Washington wheat competitive and adapted to our unique challenges.

Vogel and Allan- new wheat, historic photo

WSU alumna returns as V&E department’s newest winemaker

As the newest winemaker in WSU’s Department of Viticulture & Enology, alumna Madelyn Caleron is living out her passion.

Head shot of Madelyn Calderon standing outside and wearing a black T-shirt

CAHNRS Honors go to top students, emerging leaders

The best and brightest scholars in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences shone Thursday, April 4, 2024, during the CAHNRS Honors awards ceremony

Stubbs and Ikueze

Partner to help tomorrow’s wine leaders overcome unexpected hurdles

With help from passionate Cougs and the wine community, students facing unexpected hurdles can stay on track for success.

Wine science student working with grape liquids.

WSU Master Gardener Program hopes to extend reach through Endowed Chair Fund

The Endowed Chair Fund will elevate the WSU Master Gardener Program and further increase its impact by supporting the appointment of a faculty member focused on engaging in impactful research projects, developing curricula, and teaching master gardener volunteers.  

Three people kneel down while working on a garden bed.

April 5: 41st WSU Fashion Show celebrates the journey of student artisans

Seven months of student craft, creativity, and care go into “Artisan,” the 41st annual AMDT Fashion Show.

Yale with patterns

Auction of Washington Wines event raises more than $150,000 for WSU wine science research

WSU wine science faculty, staff, and students joined vintners and other wine industry members for the 2024 Auction of Washington Wines Private Barrel Auction.

The back of a person standing at a podium on a stage with his hand outstretched to rows of seated bidders. Behind and to the side of the seated individuals are stacked barrels of wine and large wine tanks.

Coug-powered Community Fund helps students stay resilient through unexpected challenges 

Juggling college, work, finances, and life’s challenges is a real balancing act. Sometimes, students need extra help.  

Student success- stock photo