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Students will return to a tobacco- and nicotine-free campus

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

No-smoking-signPULLMAN, Wash. – When Washington State University students return for fall semester, a new tobacco- and nicotine-free policy will go into effect during the first week of classes on Monday, Aug. 22. » More …

Graduate will pursue application of cancer research

Luis-Cortez-webPULLMAN, Wash. – After graduating Saturday, Luis Cortez, a first-generation student from Othello, Wash., plans to get his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in order to “research human health issues and transfer my lab discoveries into practice.” » More …

Retired NASA Apollo engineer receives WSU alumni award

Cline-FrasierVANCOUVER, Wash. – Cline W. Frasier, a retired NASA engineer and manager of two family farms in Washington, was honored May 4 with the Washington State University Alumni Association’s Alumni Achievement Award in recognition of his contributions to transportation safety, including in U.S. manned spacecraft, and his support of WSU scholarships. » More …

Interim President Bernardo receives WSU alumni award

BernardoPULLMAN, Wash. – Daniel J. Bernardo, interim president of Washington State University, was honored Wednesday with the WSU Alumni Association’s highest award – the Alumni Achievement Award – in recognition of his leadership as interim president, provost and dean. » More …

Starting May 25: Home food preservation workshops

canningEVERETT, Wash. – Learn to preserve fresh, healthy foods safely in a series of four workshops, 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension’s Evergreen Room in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. » More …

May 17-18: Workshop helps communities lessen wildfire risk

firewiseAIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. – A free workshop about fire behavior and community organizing to defend against wildfires will be Tuesday and Wednesday, May 17-18, at the Enduris Training Facility in Airway Heights. The address is 1610 S. Technology Blvd., Spokane, Wash. » More …

WSU Aggie of the Year ready to support farming

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

JenicaHagler-headPULLMAN, Wash. – Growing up in the rural town of Kuna, Idaho, Jenica Hagler found chores like feeding livestock, helping newborn calves and showing animals at the fair to be life lessons — challenging but satisfying. » More …