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Common Reading Program Announces 2014 Book

WSU’s Common Reading Program has recently announced the new book for freshmen entering WSU in fall of 2014. All freshmen will be reading Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash, by Edward Humes, a non-fiction book that focuses on the scope, source, effects and possible solutions of waste in America. Throughout a student’s freshman year, the Common Reading Program will host several events relating to issues raised in the book. In addition, professors are encouraged to share information from research in their field and how it relates to the book.

Common Reading Program Announces 2014 Book

WSU’s Common Reading Program has recently announced the new book for freshmen entering WSU in fall of 2014. All freshmen will be reading Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash, by Edward Humes, a non-fiction book that focuses on the scope, source, effects and possible solutions of waste in America. Throughout a student’s freshman year, the Common Reading Program will host several events relating to issues raised in the book. In addition, professors are encouraged to share information from research in their field and how it relates to the book.

Coug Compass Guides Students along the Financial Aid Path

Washington State University’s Student Financial Services (SFS) has unveiled a new online tool called Coug Compass, which is viewable to parents and students at cougcompass.wsu.edu. This tool serves a variety of purposes, but its primary function is to provide prospective students and parents an estimate of the financial aid they can expect for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year. Note: Financial Aid estimates and actual awards are posted online only and will not be sent via postal mail.

The Coug Compass provides useful financial education-related resources and links as well as a student’s current financial aid estimate—right online! This estimate pulls information from the student’s … » More …

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