WSU News

Study: Innate teaching skills ‘part of human nature’

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

Hewlett-80VANCOUVER, Wash. – Some 40 years ago, Washington State University anthropologist Barry Hewlett noticed that when the Aka pygmies stopped to rest between hunts, parents would give their infants small axes, digging sticks and knives. » More …

Advisor boosts business’ failing expansion to doubled revenue

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

TUKWILA, Wash. – If your furnace is working overtime and you still have a cold, drafty house, the usual suspects are old windows and poor insulation. Or maybe a worn out furnace. » More …

40 years of science: Organic ag key to feeding the world

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient yields, be profitable for farmers, protect and improve the environment and be safer for farm workers. » More …

International agreement bolsters WSU graduate education

agreement-signedPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has entered into an agreement with Shandong Chambroad Holding Co. Ltd., a private Chinese corporation, to educate WSU doctoral students to meet significant societal needs in energy and environment. » More …

Enrollment increases; new science building approved

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University experienced a significant enrollment jump across all campuses this semester as compared with the same semester last year, Interim WSU President Daniel J. Bernardo told the WSU Board of Regents Friday. » More …

WSU Spokane selects Jensen-Byrd property developer

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

Jensen-Byrd-2-webSPOKANE, Wash. – JB LLC, a proposed limited liability corporation, has been selected as the developer that will have the opportunity to negotiate a ground lease of the Pine Street property on the Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane campus. » More …