WSU history

New high-yield WSU spring wheat named for Black pioneer and family

Newest spring variety is an outstanding wheat named for Black pioneer George Bush and his son, William Owen Bush.

William Owen Bush with WSU spring wheat

Cupola repairs on the way for historic Ensminger Pavilion

Washington State University’s Ensminger Pavilion, a former livestock-judging barn turned events center, gets an upgrade to its historic cupola this summer. The 1933 pavilion’s aging wooden cupola and weathervane pennant will be renovated with modern materials. The $13,000 project will wrap by autumn. Prior to renovations in the early 2000s, the former Livestock Judging Pavilion […]

The cupola and pennant of the 1933-built Ensminger Pavilion, the former livestock judging pavilion at WSU, get a restoration this summer.