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A nursing student gives a COVID-19 vaccine.
A shot in the arm
August 3, 2021

WSU students, faculty and staff played a crucial role in COVID‑19 vaccination efforts across the state. Learn more in the Washington State Magazine Fall 2021 issue.

Campus and Community

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Tune in for “Every Conversation Counts” on 8/10
August 5, 2021

On August 10 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific, join the WSU Alumni Association for a special webinar “Every Conversation Counts: The 5 Habits of Human Connection That Build Extraordinary Relationships.”

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Science & Technology

Researchers collect soil samples in a forest
Bacterial film used to strengthen soils
June 30, 2021

WSU researchers have used granules made from potato waste bacteria to strengthen soil, offering a new alternative to cement additives that are currently used to shore up soils for building and erosion control.

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Food & Agriculture

Six people standing in an orchard and inspecting a drone.
WSU to lead national AI research institute for agriculture
July 29, 2021

With a $20 million federal grant, WSU will lead a multi-institutional research institute to develop artificial intelligence solutions to tackle agricultural challenges related to labor, water, weather and climate change.

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Health & Medicine

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Arts & Culture

Closeups of Louis Armstrong and an issue of the Daily Evergreen promoting his upcoming performance for the Junior Prom.
Imagine Louis Armstrong playing your prom
July 27, 2021

In the spring of 1951, legendary jazz musician Louis Armstrong took the stage at Bohler Gymnasium to play for Junior Prom. Tickets cost $3.25 per couple, and the theme was “Bayou Blues.”

Closeup of Roland Hayes and portion of a Daily Evergreen article covering his upcoming concert.
Acclaimed tenor Roland Hayes frequented Pullman
June 24, 2021

Nearly a century before Billie Eilish or Drake, the WSU Pullman campus was a regular stop for Roland Hayes, the man world-renowned for his mellow tenor voice and wide-ranging musical selections.

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Politics & Society

Reporting the protests
May 25, 2021

Murrow College graduates were on the front lines of the protests and demonstrations that swept the nation following George Floyd’s murder a year ago today.

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Reports & Updates

Entrance to Washington State University's Pullman campus.
We’re back, Cougs!
June 30, 2021

We are thrilled that we can now officially announce that Cougs at all our campuses across the state will be back in‑person in full capacity this fall.

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