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Molecular scientist named AAAS Fellow for advancing science

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Natural and Human Resources

John Peters WSU Institute of Biological Chemistry AAS Fellow
Peters

PULLMAN, Wash. – John Peters, director of Washington State University’s Institute of Biological Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. » More …

Shoppers opting to skip Black Friday crowds, say it’s just another day

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

black friday ... nah PULLMAN, Wash. – According to a new survey from Washington State University’s Carson College of Business, nearly 65 percent of Pacific Northwest residents are planning to skip Black Friday this year. » More …

Huge carbon sink exists in soil minerals WSU researcher finds

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

Marc-Kramer-wsu environment chemistry
Kramer

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has discovered that vast amounts of carbon can be stored by soil minerals more than a foot below the surface. The finding could help offset the rising greenhouse-gas emissions helping warm the Earth’s climate. » More …

Transformation of graphite into hexagonal diamond documented by WSU researchers

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Stefan Turneaure
Turneaure

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University researchers answers longstanding questions about the formation of a rare type of diamond during major meteorite strikes. » More …

U.S. Department of Justice grants $300,000 to WSU Spokane for victim services

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

depart of justice, office of Violence Against Women logoSPOKANE, Wash. – A $300,000, three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Justice will enable Washington State University Spokane to enhance what it has to offer victims of domestic or dating violence or stalking. » More …

WSU developing big data technology for U.S. Army

By Siddharth Vodnala, intern, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Pande, Doppa (l-r)
Pande, Doppa (l-r)

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University and Carnegie Mellon University team has received a grant from the U.S. Army Research Office to develop a novel computing platform for emerging big data applications. » More …

Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Heath professor named to National Academy of Medicine

By John Sutherland, University Communications

Njenga Kariuki, WSU global animal science, National Academy of Medicine
Njenga

PULLMAN, Wash. – M. Kariuki Njenga, a Washington State University professor in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health and a leader in the effort to address emerging zoonotic diseases, has been elected a member of the National Academy of Medicine. » More …