As the new academic year begins throughout the WSU system, the medical school’s growth underscores the University’s commitment to serving the state’s needs.
Tallying its highest cumulative semester GPA ever while also making the NCAA finals yet again, the rowing team is among those helping set the standard for WSU athletes.
“When you focus on equity and inclusion, you see student organizations that haven’t been active become more involved and that encourages more diverse students to take on leadership roles,” said ASWSU President Quinton Berkompas.
The competitive grant brings the total NIH investment into the program to more than $10.4 million since it began in 1989 as one of the first nine NIH training grant programs in biotechnology.
An elementary school in the Mount Vernon School District received a $25,000 grant to start a robotics gardening program with the help of WSU Extension.
The new system could not only be a vital irrigation option for growers in arid south central Washington, but it could have broader, more global application as well.
In a scientific first, WSU researchers have found that tomato spotted wilt virus, part of a group called tospoviruses, may be able to sense light and respond to plant growth hormones.
WSU’s growing collaboration with Germany’s interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence on Plant Sciences is adding a global perspective to the University’s work to advance agricultural science and develop sustainable methods of food production.