Q&A with biochemistry undergrad Jenna Rock
Jenna Rock loves to prank people. She also has a rubber chicken that she takes on all her adventures. “I take pictures of it with an Instax camera. That always gives me a good laugh,” she said.


Meet the Class of 2021: Tiffany McElroy
Tiffany McElroy is a bit superstitious, which is why she knew she had to wear the socks with her cat’s face on them and her lucky sweater the day of her boards.


Tomorrow’s Scientists: Marena Guzman
Working in School of Molecular Biosciences doctoral candidate Marena Guzman is a long way from her home in Phoenix, Arizona - nearly 1,000 miles as the crow flies - but she has settled right in at WSU, where her accomplishments both in and out of the lab will leave lasting marks.


Q&A with neuroscience undergraduate Amanda Richards
A big fan of “Invader Zim,” her son and the scientific study of the nervous system, Amanda Richards plans to apply to graduate school next year to pursue a Ph.D. in neuroscience.


Meet the Class of 2021: Lauren Brechner
Lauren Brechner is an old soul and a closeted punk rocker. She may be the only one in the Class of 2021 listening to Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, and Green Day on a record player. She’s also “obsessed” with old sitcoms, like “Friends,” “Cheers,” and “Frasier.”


Tomorrow’s Scientists: Seth Schneider
He once wrote a novel about a zombie apocalypse. Then there was that summer he and his brother hauled in nearly 100 Dungeness crab on Puget Sound.


Q&A with biosciences undergraduate Kalli Stephens
Kalli Stephens grew up in Orderville, Utah, not far from Zion National Park.



Meet the Class of 2021: Katy Olson
Katy Olson misses the mountains back home in western Washington but the Palouse’s rolling hills are a close second.


New Faculty Spotlight: Jason Park
This is the final installment in a series of articles highlighting new faculty members from each college at Washington State University.
WSU News


Meet the Class of 2021: Audrey Spaeth
Fourth-year veterinary student Audrey Spaeth could be the best unicyclist in the Class of 2021, and she may have visited the most states, too: 47.


Meet the Class of 2021: Alyssa Riley
Alyssa Riley attended two different one-room school houses when she was growing up in eastern Montana.




Meet the Class of 2021: Carly Ellingsen
Carly Ellingsen is a fourth-generation Coug and her two family members in the Washington State University Athletics Hall of Fame help prove it.


Meet the Class of 2021: Callie Foote
Callie Foote misses the Puget Sound, but she found there is nothing quite like a thunderstorm or a sunset on the Palouse.


Meet the Class of 2021: Sarah Kwon
Sarah Kwon learned she wanted to be a veterinarian while working as a guide in Maui with the North Pacific humpback whales and in wildlife rescue rehabilitation on San Juan Island.


Steve Hines receives 2020 AAVMC Distinguished Veterinary Teacher award
Washington State University Professor and veterinarian Steve Hines is the 2020 American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Distinguished Veterinary Teacher.
WSU Insider


Remembering Dr. David Prieur
Dr. David Prieur, professor and long-time chair of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Pathology, passed away peacefully at his home in Pullman on Saturday, December 19.


Meet the Class of 2021: Sarah Calvin
If you’re looking for four-leafed clovers, don’t forget to bring Sarah Calvin.