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WSU’s Team Zephyr design mattress for a better night’s sleep
May 7, 2020

The students are seeking to patent their Zephyr Mattress, a mattress targeted to people with mobility or sleep issues, and to launch a company. The students recently earned a second-place finish in this year’s Northwest Entrepreneur Competition with their mattress design and business idea.

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Embracing Opportunities
February 18, 2020

When she is not on the court or in the classroom, Jovana Subasic, a business student and women’s basketball player from Serbia, finds the time to help other international student-athletes make the transition to life in America.

Silence can be golden for whistleblowers
January 27, 2020

By keeping their initial concerns quiet, would-be whistleblowers gain time to gather facts, verify information, assemble like-minded allies and reduce the risk of retaliation for speaking up, a recently published WSU paper indicates.

Football and accounting? Coug’s linebacker sees parallels
December 18, 2019

For Justus Rogers, correct answers during a football game often rely on split-second interpretations of other players’ actions. In accounting classes, Rogers is looking for similar “keys” that will help him unlock the meaning behind numbers.

You did what with my donation? When donors feel betrayed by charities
December 13, 2019

When people learn that a charitable contribution they earmarked for a specific project was used for another cause, they feel betrayed – and often punish the charity even when the alternative recipient also was a worthwhile cause, new research from WSU indicates.