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WSU resources help fulfill aspiring doctor’s dream

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

SebastianFernandez-mug-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Sebastian Fernandez has learned lessons about teamwork, the “art” of experiential learning and the rewards of rigorous study as an undergraduate at Washington State University Tri-Cities. He hopes to apply and expand those skills in the first class of WSU’s new medical school in Spokane, Wash.Continue reading

July 24-26: Workshops to protect, increase pollinators

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

alfalfa-leafcutter-beeEVERETT, Wash. – Learn how bees and other essential pollinators are faring and what you can do to increase their numbers during Pollinator Passion Weekend July 24-26 at Washington State University Snohomish County Extension, 600 128th St. SE, Everett, inside McCollum Park.Continue reading

100-year weather watching award for Lind Dryland Station

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

LIND, Wash. – Staff at the Washington State University Dryland Research Station at Lind earned kudos for logging 100 years of official weather data that helps farmers and scientists understand the past and prepare for the future.Continue reading

Nursing prof a White House climate change panelist

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

ButterfieldSPOKANE, Wash. – An army of interprofessional healthcare providers could help “green” healthcare and health systems nationwide, a Washington State University professor told the White House Summit on Climate Change and Health last week in Washington, D.C.Continue reading