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Coug Life
Crowd standing around bonfire with Martin Stadium and Hollingbery Fieldhouse in the background.
Homecoming 2019 events set for Pullman
October 15, 2019

The weeklong celebration culminates with Saturday’s matchup against the Colorado Buffaloes in Martin Stadium on Saturday.

Coug Life
Closeup of Barry Warren.
Back to his roots
October 14, 2019

With help from WSU’s Ti’tooqan Cuukweneewit project, educator Barry Warren takes his leadership preparation and training home to the Colville Reservation as a school principal.

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Science & Technology

A paper wasp perched on its nest.
Scientists study how wasps learn for better trap
October 3, 2019

Funded by the Department of Defense, the research is spurred by concerns about annual wasp invasions of air traffic control towers at military airstrips across the southern U.S.

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Food & Agriculture

Juhi Patel places packages in an incubator.
Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

Charles Edwards standing behind a row of large metal containers.
Turning up the heat on ‘Brett’
September 16, 2019

WSU’s Charles Edwards has devised a new treatment for Brettanomyces bruxellensis (“Brett” for short)—a barrel-dwelling spoilage yeast that can taint wine, often imparting undesirable aromas and flavors.

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Health & Medicine

Arial view of Health Sciences Spokane campus.
WSU Health Sciences Spokane eyes expansion
October 1, 2019

The future of the campus includes a virtual hospital and an expanded capacity to conduct clinical research in further serving the Pacific Northwest region’s health needs.

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Announcements

Shared Leave
October 15, 2019

Molly Stenovec, William D. Ruckelshaus Center, has been approved for shared leave.

Dedication of art-chemistry murals at Kamiak Elementary School Oct. 21
October 15, 2019

Four colorful and exciting outdoor murals created through an innovative collaboration between WSU artists and chemists will be dedicated to Kamiak Elementary School and the surrounding community on Monday, Oct. 21, at 4 p.m. on playground of the new school at 1400 NW Terre View Dr. in Pullman.

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