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IQ test for artificial intelligence systems
December 12, 2019

WSU researchers are creating the first-ever “IQ test” for artificial intelligence systems that would score how well they learn and adapt to new, unknown environments.

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Healthy for the holidays gift guide
December 11, 2019

WSU Healthcare professionals tell us some of the gifts they’ve given that can help encourage exercise, sleep, relaxation or self‑care.

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Campus and Community

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Addiction prevention scholar takes over as department chair
December 13, 2019

Michael Cleveland spends his days evaluating addiction and substance abuse prevention and working to understand why people relapse into addiction. But starting Jan. 1, 2020, Cleveland will take on more responsibilities as chair of WSU’s Department of Human Development.

Video on cryogenics research earns WSU graduate national award
December 12, 2019

Lillie Xi Max Williams, who graduated last week with a double degree in digital technologies and culture and strategic communication, took first place in the undergraduate category of the Science Coalition’s Fund It Forward Student Video Challenge.

PNNL-WSU graduate program applications open
December 11, 2019

Interested co‑advisors from WSU and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory should submit a joint-Distinguished Graduate Research Program application online by Friday, Jan. 10.

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Science & Technology

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Sustaining roads with grape and agricultural waste
December 2, 2019

A team of WSU engineers developed a deicer containing grape extract and other agricultural waste products that outperforms other commonly used deicers, including road salt and what is thought to be a more environmentally friendly blend of salt brine and beet juice.

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Making energy-efficient buildings healthier
November 13, 2019

Researchers with WSU’s Integrated Design and Construction Laboratory are exploring ways to make energy-efficient buildings more comfortable for those working in them.

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Building a new generation of female leaders in higher ed
October 28, 2019

With the help of a $1.2 million NSF grant, a WSU psychologist is leading a new program to empower women to seek career advancement and leadership opportunities in higher education throughout the northwest.

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Food & Agriculture

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Bee efficiency boosts diversified farming
December 3, 2019

The more diverse a farm’s plant population, the more beneficial it is for bee pollinators, and the more efficiently those pollinators work, according to new WSU research.

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Announcements

Useful Zoom service information
December 12, 2019

Information Technology Services’ (ITS) Zoom support team would like to offer the following service information:

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