Research by WSU graduate student Brenden Campbell found mealworm larvae fed polystyrene waste, discarded polymers better known by their trade name of Styrofoam, could be safe for human consumption.
The funding will be used to provide intensive advising, peer mentoring, emergency aid and discipline-specific support to veterans, STEM students and future teachers.
Two WSU NSF-sponsored undergraduate summer research programs move ahead despite pandemic challenges.
The vast majority of graduate student courses will be delivered at a distance this fall in keeping with WSU’s efforts to combat the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Abstracts of research and creative work submitted by faculty, staff and graduate students for the poster sessions have been made available in a searchable format on the Showcase website.
The deadline for submitting feedback is close of business Wednesday, May 20. The draft guidance can be found on the Office of Research website.
The four-session course called, “Working with Industry 101: Tools and tips for getting private sector funding,” will take place on Zoom from 3-5 p.m. on May 13, 15, 19, and 21. Faculty are asked to bring a senior graduate student or postdoc for joint participation.
Around 250 students submitted nearly 200 abstracts summarizing their work and results from mentored research, scholarship and creative pursuits.
The WSU research team found that rats with regular access to cannabis seek more of the substance and tend to show increased drug-seeking behavior when cannabis is absent.
From Instagram selfies to an ancient tattoo tool, WSU research reached a potential audience in the billions last year.