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Outdoor tents that will be used on the WSU Pullman campus for COVID-19 testing.
COVID-19 testing options for Pullman students Sept. 21-26
September 18, 2020

WSU is encouraging all students in Pullman to get tested for COVID-19 this month, regardless of whether they are experiencing symptoms. Testing is free, with students only having to bring their Cougar Card.

WSU cougar logo.
Working together to contain COVID-19
September 18, 2020

In a message to the WSU community, President Kirk Schulz reinforced the university’s ongoing commitment to containing covid-19 and working with stakeholders to protect the communities where WSU facilities are located.

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A Heart in Motion: Rodríguez-Vivaldi retiring but continuing to serve
September 18, 2020

After serving the WSU community for 30 years in a variety of important roles, Ana María Rodríguez-Vivaldi retired from her post as an associate professor and associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences but will continue working to improve lives across the university and beyond.

Molecular Plant Sciences seminar (MPS 515)
September 18, 2020

Joshua Gendron, Associate Professor of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology, Yale University, presents “Illuminating the plant calendar.”

In-person & virtual Outdoor Recreation Center offerings
September 18, 2020

WSU’s Outdoor Recreation Center is offering outdoor trips and web clinics. If you’re on the Pullman campus join us for trips like Sunset Paddles, Idaho Hot Springs Eco-Adventure, Illia Dunes Eco-Adventure, Gym-to-Rock Climbing Series, Full Moon Hike at Kamiak Butte, Moscow Mountain Hike, and so much more!

Open Gallery with artist Etsuko Ichikawa
September 18, 2020

Join us at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU, Wednesday, September 30, from 1–4 p.m.! Etsuko Ichikawa will be present in the gallery to informally welcome visitors to her exhibition, Etsuko Ichikawa: Broken Poems of Fireflies.

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Science & Technology

Hands-on learning at a distance
September 14, 2020

To date, the Office of the Provost has distributed thousands of dollars in grants to support faculty purchasing new technology to make laboratory exercises more engaging for students.

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Food & Agriculture

A bowl of meal worm larvae
Styrofoam-eating mealworms could be safe for dinner
August 25, 2020

Research by WSU graduate student Brenden Campbell found mealworm larvae fed polystyrene waste, discarded polymers better known by their trade name of Styrofoam, could be safe for human consumption.

Watermelon slices on a plate.
Grafting watermelon prevents disease, WSU study shows
August 19, 2020

Grafting joins parts from two plants together so they grow as a single plant. The researchers found grafted watermelon crops produced greater yields than non-grafted plants when there is disease pressure.

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Health & Medicine

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Politics & Society

Read the Constitution out loud on Sept. 17
September 14, 2020

The annual WSU Libraries’ event will be held on Zoom this year. Organized by Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian Lorena O’English, the event celebrates the signing of the Constitution in 1787.

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