Q & A with neuroscience undergrad Max Melville
Neuroscience major Max Melville loves amateur astronomy and Pullman is a great place to see the stars.


Meet the Class of 2021: Cord Kivi
To earn a little money for his college tuition, Cord Kivi worked for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for five summers as a wildland firefighter on an engine crew based out of his hometown, Ellensburg, WA.




Meet the Class of 2021: Megan Donovan
Megan Donovan’s laugh is so loud there’s a good chance you will hear her before you meet her.


Q&A with biochemistry student Megan Johnsen
Megan Johnsen is on the pre-med track with plans to specialize in anesthesiology.



Tomorrow’s Scientists: Ginny Park
Ginny Park hopes her research at Washington State University will create a better understanding of how chronic cannabis use affects the human brain.


Q&A with neuroscience undergraduate Alexandra Malena
Neuroscience undergraduate Alexandra Malena completed the Los Angeles Marathon when she was just 17.


Meet the Class of 2021: Minas Mkhitarian
Minas Mkhitarian lived in the Sierra Nevada Mountains from April to September 2012, building and maintaining hiking trails with a professional trail crew.


Tomorrow’s Scientists: Dr. Ahmed Lugelo
Dr. Ahmed Lugelo, a doctoral candidate in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, didn’t enter veterinary medicine for fame and fortune — it was for the fancy cars.


Q&A with microbiology undergraduate Emma Ledbetter
Emma Ledbetter is a BIG fan of “Star Trek: The Original Series.”


Meet the Class of 2021: Peter Welsh
Peter Welsh enjoys mountain biking in the spring and fall and cross-country skiing in the winter but he'd rather do it with his two huskies leading the way.


Tomorrow’s Scientists: Matthew Mietchen
Doctoral candidate Matthew Mietchen is hopeful his research at Washington State University will help to create a better understanding of how and why infections move through populations — and save lives.



Meet the Class of 2021: Kaitlyn Gray
Kaitlyn Gray has quite a collection of pets.


Q&A with neuroscience undergraduate Shane Watson
It seems Shane Watson was born at the wrong time, since it’s unlikely he will see humanity explore space on a grand scale.


Tomorrow’s Scientists: Jessica Wong
Jessica Wong describes the work of veterinary pathologists as crime scene investigation but with less crime — and, at least in her case, more bacteria and ticks.