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Student’s asphalt research earns national recognition

By Ethan Nash, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture intern

WuPULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University student is helping the state transportation department investigate the use of steel in asphalt road paving to reduce tire wear. Shenghua Wu also is helping the agency evaluate the use of recycled asphalt shingles in pavement used across the state.Continue reading

Student earns national honor twice in a row for drug research

By Lori Maricle, WSU College of Pharmacy

GuffordPULLMAN, Wash. – Drug research by a Washington State University graduate student has earned national recognition for the second year in a row from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT).Continue reading

Warehouse to be demolished Monday to make way for clinic

SPOKANE, Wash. – Crews will demolish a large portion of the former Peirone warehouse on the southeast edge of the Washington State University Spokane campus beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, March 2, and lasting one to two hours. The structure will be razed to make way for the new University District Health Clinic (UDHC), a project of the Spokane Teaching Health Consortium.Continue reading

March 5: Alum discusses Hanford cleanup for common reading

By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

PetersenPULLMAN, Wash. – Drawing on a half century of experience with nuclear power, alumnus and Tri-Cities economic development executive Gary Petersen will present “Hanford’s Waste History, Challenges and Future” at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 5, in CUE 203 on the Washington State University campus.Continue reading

Research examines pilot alertness in multi-leg flights

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane

cockpitSPOKANE, Wash. – Yesterday Washington State University and the Regional Airline Association released a report detailing the findings of the first, science-based study of pilot fatigue in multi-segment flight operations. The study was conducted by researchers at WSU’s Sleep and Performance Research Center.Continue reading