WSU has awarded nine Faculty Seed Grants to encourage new junior-level faculty to develop research, scholarly, or creative programs that provide the potential for professional development and extramural support.
The grant, from the USDA National Institute for Food and Nutrition Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates, will put students to work on research centered on crops, including visits to farms.
Formerly under the Office of the Provost, WSU’s unit dedicated to building and maintaining relationships with industry partners will be headed by Alex Pietsch in his role as executive director of corporate engagement.
The three‑year, $515,000 grant supports research on the use of “crosscutting concepts,” or ideas that link the different domains of science.
Nurses can transform touch into a useful therapeutic tool to improve the wellbeing of patients and themselves.
Realistic 3D printed heart components and a tool that can rapidly grow cancer-fighting T cells are among the projects being supported by a group of passionate WSU graduates.
More than 120 projects representing the mentored work of WSU students will be featured at the virtual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities from 3–4:15 p.m. on Monday.
The format was different, but the excitement was the same. In the end, Grant Ely from the College of Nursing won Washington State University’s Three Minute Thesis, which took place on March 24.
The mechanical engineering students received a $125,000 grant from NASA, becoming the first-ever undergraduate team to earn funding from the space agency’s Innovative Advanced Concepts program.
WSU Pullman professional and graduate students have until Feb. 28 to submit their abstract with a March 16 deadline to provide a digital poster presenting their work.