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Major gift advances WSU thermodynamics research, careers

By Brett Stav, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Alexandra Navrotsky
Navrotsky

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University announced today the creation of the Alexandra Navrotsky Institute for Experimental Thermodynamics, made possible by a $1 million gift from Alexandra Navrotsky, Distinguished Interdisciplinary Professor of Ceramic, Earth and Environmental Materials Chemistry at University of California-Davis. » More …

Sept. 26: Faculty Artist Series concert ‘We Are America’

Julie Wieck, soprano and associate professor of muic, and Karen Savage, piano, associate professor of music
Wieck (l), Savage

PULLMAN, Wash. – The WSU School of Music’s Faculty Artist Series will present “We Are America” 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Bryan Hall Theatre. » More …

WSU sets record enrollment; growth seen on campuses statewide

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University again experienced record enrollment this fall, registering a total of 30,614 students statewide. » More …

WSU researchers see popular herbicide affecting health across generations

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

Skinner Michael in WSU lab
Skinner

PULLMAN, Wash. – First, the good news. Washington State University researchers have found that a rat exposed to a popular herbicide while in the womb developed no diseases and showed no apparent health effects aside from lower weight. » More …

Sept. 27: Global Operations and Leadership Development directors meeting

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Operations and Leadership Development, a nonprofit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting starting 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, in the French Administration Building, Room 422. » More …

Sept. 26: WSU International Development directors to meet

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of WSU International Development, a nonprofit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting beginning 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in the French Administration Building, Room 442. » More …

Experi-mint: Eucalyptus as alternative to dense jet fuel

By Brett Stav, College of Engineering and Architecture

Lin-Hongfei, WSU
Lin

PULLMAN, Wash. – A research team led by Hongfei Lin, associate professor from Washington State University’s Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, has developed a novel process for synthesizing dense jet fuel from mint, pine, gumweed, eucalyptus or other plants. » More …

Personal tragedy fuels student’s passion for helping others with depression

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

Morgan Slack and Tyler PULLMAN, Wash. – Morgan Slack knew the warning signs for people contemplating suicide. As a Washington State University student, she even trained other students how to spot them as part of her work at the university’s Health and Wellness Services. » More …