Washington State Magazine

Winter 2006

Winter 2006

In This Issue...


Whither organic? :: With a new organic major and a strong history of research, WSU is a leader in organic agriculture. But is that enough to keep up with the demands of a burgeoning organic industry? by Tim Steury

The brave new world of college recruiting :: Recruitment used to mean visiting high schools and mailing out applications. Today, with fierce competition for Washington's top students, recruitment is a complex program of target marketing, scholarships, campus visits, and the close attention of admissions counselors. by Hannelore Sudermann

The science shop :: Physicist Peter Engels and a team of skilled craftsmen combine imagination, clever design, and precision handiwork to launch WSU into the ultra-cold, ultra-weird world of superfluids. by Cherie Winner


{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Video: The wonderful world of printed ephemera }

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Video: Michael Schultheis '90 talks about his art }


{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Story: Packin' What baseball players can't do without when the team hits the road. by Janie McCauley '98 }


Cover: Julie Sullivan will graduate next spring as the first organic major at Washington State University—first, in fact, in the nation. Read the story. Photo by Bruce Andre.

Winter 2006
Web Exclusives

Video: Michael Schultheis '90 talks about his art

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View an exclusive slide show of Michael's paintings and to listen to him talk about the way he uses mathematical concepts in his work. Photos of Michael are by Matt Hagen. Photos of the paintings are by Frank Huster.

Read the story, "An equation for beauty."

Categories: Fine Arts, Mathematics, Alumni | Tags: Video, Painting