A recent study suggests information security managers can better motivate employees to act more securely by avoiding mandates and provide more options.
By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
SPOKANE, Wash. – To achieve its mission of tackling health care challenges facing underserved communities across the state, the Washington State University Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is hosting its inaugural hackathon April 13-15 at the WSU Spokane campus.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Walter E. Wilson, who taught computing and retired WSU Tri-Cities, died Jan. 7, 2018 after battling Alzheimer’s disease. He was 83.
By Siddharth Vodna, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University recently took part in a live demonstration that connected eight laboratories across two continents to simulate the global electric power grid.
By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Zach Gherman carefully connected his wind turbine to a voltmeter, a device that measures electric voltage, and waited for a reading to emerge. After several nervous seconds of peering into the screen, he pumped his fists in the air and said “six volts,” while his teammate Yousef Saleh grinned broadly.
By Jacqueline Southwick, WSU Information Technology Services
PULLMAN, Wash. – Agnes Kirk, Washington state’s chief information security officer, will be the keynote speaker at this year’s WSU Cyber Security Awareness Summit, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday, in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center.
By Jacqueline Southwick, Information Technology Services
PULLMAN, Wash. – For more than three decades, WSU’s IBM mainframe — a highly secure and reliable platform for large-scale online and batch transaction processing — has effectively managed WSU’s business applications.
By Addy Hatch, WSU Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – An interprofessional team of scientists from Washington State University has landed a $1.77 million grant to research how “smart-home” technology can monitor the health and safety of senior citizens from afar.
By Brandon Chapman, College of Education
PULLMAN, Wash. – A free computer programming camp for middle-schoolers, designed to help promote the students’ logical thinking and problem-solving skills. is being spearheaded by Rachel Wong, a College of Education doctoral student.
By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – A WSU research team for the first time has developed a computer algorithm that is nearly as accurate as people are at mapping brain neural networks — a breakthrough that could speed up the image analysis that researchers use to understand brain circuitry.