Northwest Crimson & Gray magazine

Northwest Crimson & Gray. A magazine of Washington State University Vancouver. Fall 2018.

Fall 2018 cover story

Why Water Matters

On the southern slope of Mount Adams in Washington, Kevan Moffett and her students are working to learn how soils recover moisture following wildfires so that trees and plants can sprout again.

Water matters

Fall 2018

Notable Alumni Award

Ashlyn Salzman discovered her mission at WSU Vancouver.

Fall 2018

Discovering Opportunities

For undergraduate students research opens doors to the future.

Fall 2018

A Vision for Growth

WSU Vancouver's 2018 Master Plan update builds on the past to prepare for the future.

Spring 2018

Technology with a Human Touch

To bring human judgment to bear on big data, Washington State University researchers received a $1.77 million grant for a project designed to help people stay in their homes as they age.

Spring 2018

A Historical Detective Story

Sue Peabody's latest book, tracing the lives of slaves in the Indian Ocean world, brims with personal, social and legal drama.

Spring 2018

Education and Service Grow Local Businesses

Since 2011, the Business Growth Mentor and Analysis Program has been helping small businesses and entrepreneurs succeed while providing educational opportunities for students.

Fall 2018

Building a Community of Equity

A new cultural competency professional development program is unveiled for WSU Vancouver.

Fall 2018

Fulbright Future

Alumna Imee Williams lands Fulbright scholarship to research in the Phillipines.

Fall 2018

Shooting for the Stars

VanCougs compete in a NASA engineering challenge and Spaceport America Cup.

Spring 2018

A Partnership to End Domestic Violence

Integrated strategic communication students are helping NWCAVE say “No More” to domestic violence.

Spring 2018

Women of Distinction

A flagship program at WSU Vancouver was born out of a desire to show how women have lifted up others.

Spring 2018

Rare Beaked Whales Found

A research trip to Ireland in November proved highly productive for Enrico Pirotta, a post-doctoral staff member working in the department of mathematics and statistics.

Spring 2018

Creative VanCougs

The Salmon Creek Journal's Annual Photo Competition, Travel Cafe, features the campus community's best shots. This year's theme: "Bliss".

Fall 2018

Cougar Forever

Ed Little lives, breathes (and decorates with) Cougar pride.

Fall 2018

Re-Imagined Radio

Sound based storytelling for the digital age.

Spring 2018

Butterflies are Making a Comeback

The success of Cheryl Schultz’s research and her agency partners makes her optimistic about the future of butterflies.

Spring 2018

Wonder Woman

If “life experience” were an academic program, Natalie Ewing, digital technology and culture, and social science major, would already have her master’s degree.

Spring 2018

The Living History of Providence Academy

A virtual reality experience designed by WSU Vancouver students lets visitors experience the sounds and sights of The Academy as never before.

Spring 2018

New Life in the Great Outdoors

Ten years ago, as a soldier in Afghanistan, Erin Cooper suffered a traumatic brain injury and numerous broken bones from a 40-foot fall off a mountain.