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Coug Life
Fans pack Martin Stadium to watch a Cougar football game.
Homecoming 2019 events set for Pullman
October 15, 2019

The weeklong celebration culminates with Saturday’s matchup against the Colorado Buffaloes in Martin Stadium on Saturday.

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Campus and Community

Protection, awareness, and education can keep your cyber identity secure.
4th Annual Cyber Summit Oct. 30
October 16, 2019

The summit provides IT professionals across the WSU system an opportunity to come together to discuss information security trends and topics important to continued security efforts.

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Time running out to register for visioning conference
October 16, 2019

Faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to register by the end of the week for the Oct. 28 system‑wide visioning conference that will focus on the direction of the university’s statewide enterprise for the next five years.

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Science & Technology

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Food & Agriculture

Juhi Patel places packages in an incubator.
Getting mac and cheese to Mars
September 24, 2019

WSU scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use.

Charles Edwards standing behind a row of large metal containers.
Turning up the heat on ‘Brett’
September 16, 2019

WSU’s Charles Edwards has devised a new treatment for Brettanomyces bruxellensis (“Brett” for short)—a barrel-dwelling spoilage yeast that can taint wine, often imparting undesirable aromas and flavors.

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Health & Medicine

Arial view of Health Sciences Spokane campus.
WSU Health Sciences Spokane eyes expansion
October 1, 2019

The future of the campus includes a virtual hospital and an expanded capacity to conduct clinical research in further serving the Pacific Northwest region’s health needs.

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Announcements

Colleagues & Cabernet Happy Hour
October 16, 2019

As a special member thank-you, we invite our loyal faculty and staff WSUAA members to join us at our Colleagues & Cabernet Happy Hour on Tuesday, October 29, from 5:01–6 p.m.

Physics & Astronomy Colloquium: 60-plus years of shock physics
October 16, 2019

Physics & Astronomy at WSU celebrates 100 Years of Education, Discovery, and Innovation with Distinguished Colloquium speaker Yogendra Gupta, Regents professor of physics, Creighton distinguished professor, and director of the Institute for Shock Physics (ISP).

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