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Aug 28: ‘Ready Player One’ author to present Common Reading Invited Lecture

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

ernest clinePULLMAN, Wash. – Ernest Cline, screenwriter and author of “Ready Player One,” will give the 11th annual Common Reading Invited Lecture, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, in Beasley Coliseum on the WSU Pullman campus, with streaming to other WSU campuses statewide. » More …

President outlines university budget, financial management plans

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“With the end of the legislative session earlier this month, the University’s financial picture for the upcoming academic year is much clearer. » More …

Numerica donation arms WSU medical students with iPads

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By Christina VerHeul, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

SPOKANE, Wash. – Students arriving in August to attend WSU’s new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine will kick off their medical education with a technology head start thanks to the generous donation of iPads from Numerica Credit Union. » More …

Alternative to wasteful methane flaring developed by WSU researchers

Bakken methane flareBy Eric Sorensen, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Jean-Sabin McEwen knocks out a Web search for “North Dakota,” “night sky” and “flaring,” and quickly finds a picture from space showing a glowing cluster bigger than Minneapolis. It’s from oil and gas fields burning off methane, producing as much greenhouse gas in a year as 1 million cars. » More …

WSU-led cultural preservation initiative wins award

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

digitizing documentsPULLMAN, Wash. – The Society of American Archivists has presented its Council Exemplary Service Award to the Sustainable Heritage Network, a project led by Washington State University for digital preservation of cultural heritage. » More …

Aug. 10: Steve Gleason to receive WSU’s highest alumni honor

By John Sutherland, University Communications

steve gleasonPULLMAN, Wash. – Former Cougar and NFL standout Steve Gleason will receive Washington State University’s 2017 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the university’s highest alumni honor, Aug. 10 on the Pullman campus. » More …

Long-term cannabis use linked to muted stress response WSU study shows

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University psychology researchers reveals a dampened physiological response to stress in chronic cannabis users. » More …

Aug. 4 – Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium; keynote by Voiland dean

Rezac Mary wsu voiland dean 2017PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2017 WSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring presentations from 90 students from across the nation including WSU, will be open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri., Aug. 4, in the Smith CUE Atrium. » More …