Gustav Sohon (1825–1903) was an artist, interpreter, and topographical assistant. Sohon executed some of the earliest landscape paintings of the Pacific Northwest. One of his first assignments was with Lieutenant John Mullan, who was surveying the country between the Rocky and Bitterroot Mountains for the Pacific Railroad Surveys led by Isaac Stevens.
Read about Mullan in our feature “Lost Highway.”
The Riverpoint Campus in Spokane has become a lively urban setting for WSU, Eastern Washington University, and University of Washington programs. A health sciences focus has drawn hundreds of pharmacy, nursing, and medical students to its classrooms, laboratories, and library.
Read more about WSU Spokane’s history in “For the Health of a City.”
Photos by Zach Mazur.
Murals from the old Troy Hall Ferdinand’s ice cream shoppe now grace the walls of the Food Science Building at WSU Pullman.
Stevens Hall at Washington State University has been home to women for 120 years.
Read more about this historic hall in “Tea Traditions.”
WSU adjunct professor and origami master Robert Lang is known for his complex and elegant designs. He has studied the mathematics and theory of origami and is a leading expert in computational origami. He has developed a highly evolved system of crease pattern diagramming—here are a few examples:
A gallery of photos by former WSU photographer Jim Barker of the 1965 civil rights march to Selma.» More ...
Photos in vivo of some of the 130,000 Guatemalan colorful moths, beetles, and other bugs in the M.T. James Entomological Museum collection. Photos by Jose Monzon» More ...
Images by Robert Hubner of the Wild Horse Wind and Solar Facility in central Washington.» More ...