Washington State Magazine

 

Winter 2006

 

 

Connecting you to Washington State University, The State, The World

Features

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

Panoramas

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

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

Departments

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

Tracking

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.