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Food & Agriculture
Closeup of a variety of pumpkins
Growing a Halloween favorite more sustainably
October 17, 2019

WSU research explores the pros and cons of pumpkin production on biodegradable mulch, a practice that puts less plastic waste in the landfill.

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Campus and Community

Protection, awareness, and education can keep your cyber identity secure.
4th Annual Cyber Summit Oct. 30
October 16, 2019

The summit provides IT professionals across the WSU system an opportunity to come together to discuss information security trends and topics important to continued security efforts.

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Science & Technology

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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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Make your mark on art: Chemistry-art project dedication Oct. 21
October 18, 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 the new school’s playground at 1400 NW Terre View Dr., Pullman.

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