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A plan for Washington
Summer 2011
In 1972, as Scott Carson was preparing to graduate from Washington State University, a counselor told him he was still six credits shy of his degree. The Vietnam veteran was astonished. “He said I had to complete these physical educat...
Categories: Alumni, Education
Tags: Campaign for Washington State University, Philanthropy, Gifts, Volunteer

A gift toward fuel research
Spring 2009
Oil industry executive Gene Voiland ‘69 and his wife Linda have promised $17.5 million to Washington State University’s School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, contributing to the school’s focus on energy research. An immediate $2....
Categories: Alumni, Engineering
Tags: Gifts, Biofuels

A gift toward animal health
Summer 2008
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $25 million to Washington State University toward the construction of a research building that will become the centerpiece in the new School for Global Animal Health. The new facility will prov...
Categories: Veterinary medicine
Tags: Gifts, Gates Foundation, Animal health

Toys, Games, and Unique Gifts: Entrepreneurial spirit drives Edmistons
Summer 2004
Two niche markets-toys/games and a Web site for gifts-have taken husband-and-wife entrepreneurs into new territories.Steve Edmiston is president of Seattle's Front Porch Classics. The company creates retro-feel toys and games. Melody Wickline Edmi...
Categories: Business, Alumni
Tags: Gifts, Games, Entrepreneurs

Rucks consistently responsive to WSU needs
Winter 2001
“We knew it would help students who were struggling.” —Jim Ruck Last spring alumnus Jim Ruck of Everett made Washington State University an offer it couldn’t refuse. The chemistry graduate visited his old department and asked for...
Categories: Alumni
Tags: Gifts, WSU library, Philanthropy