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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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Health & Medicine

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Avoid an aching pet this Thanksgiving
November 27, 2019

During the holidays, it’s always tempting to slide a chunk of turkey or two off your plate to a furry friend, but even in the giving season, it may do more harm than good.

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Announcements

December Reduced Operations
December 6, 2019

WSU will be closed Wednesday, December 25; Thursday, December 26; and Wednesday, January 1, 2020, in observance of University Holidays.

Inclement Weather Reminder
December 6, 2019

As winter weather approaches, faculty and staff are encouraged to be aware of personnel processes for periods of inclement weather and for the possibility of suspended operations.

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