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Iraqi medical students to visit WSU Spokane medical college

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

Ken Roberts
Roberts

SPOKANE, Wash. – A select group of 25 medical students from Iraq will visit the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus on Tuesday, July 25, to learn from faculty and staff of WSU’s new medical college. » More …

Hampton named chair of NSF advisory committee

By Allysa Patrick, Office of Research

Stephanie HamptonPULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton, director of WSU’s Center for Environmental Research Education and Outreach, was recently named chair of the National Science Foundation biological sciences advisory committee. » More …

WSU migrant student program gets $2.1-million

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

CAMP students with Cougar StatuePULLMAN, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Education granted Washington State University’s College Assistance Migrant Program more than $2.1-million to continue its services for another five years. » More …

Algae cultivation technique could advance biofuels

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering

Sandra Rincon grad student algae research
Rincon

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to grow algae more efficiently — in days instead of weeks — and make the algae more viable for several industries, including biofuels. » More …

Something’s missing – where are all the wasps?

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Richard Zack
Richard Zack

PULLMAN, Wash. – A force of nature has taken the sting out of the region’s wasp population.

“The number of yellow jackets is really down from what we normally see this time of summer — really down,” said Washington State University entomologist Richard Zack. » More …

WSU animal sciences nabs third consecutive ‘Big Scoop’ win

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – For the third year in a row, the Department of Animal Sciences at WSU has claimed the national ice cream trophy, the “Big Scoop.” » More …

WSU key partner for new center supporting first-generation students

By Steve Nakata, Administrative Services

first scholar and naspa logosPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will serve as a key contributing partner for a new center created to support the success of first-generation college students. » More …