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WSU Press Holiday Book Fair set for Dec. 7
December 5, 2017

The fair highlights books published throughout the year and is open to everyone. Festivities include steep discounts of 20-50% on all titles, drawings for free books, and complimentary refreshments.

Graphic of Luke Faulk and Burlsworth Trophy
Luke Falk wins national Burlsworth Trophy
December 5, 2017

Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was named the winner of the Burlsworth Trophy by the Brandon Burlsworth Foundation and Springdale Rotary Club at a banquet on Dec. 4.  The Burlsworth Trophy is given to the top player who began his career as a walk-on athlete.

Sonos Handbell Ensemble
Sonos Handbell Ensemble holiday concert Dec. 7 at WSU Pullman
December 4, 2017

Sonos wows audiences around the world with their breathtaking musical performances using 68 chromatically tuned bells. Each bell plays a single note, allowing the ensemble to cover more than five octaves by ringing, slamming, plucking, malleting, shaking, damping, and bouncing bells individually.

More Campus and Community

Cougars returning to the Holiday Bowl
December 4, 2017

Washington State, which played in the Holiday Bowl last year as well, is making its third-straight bowl appearance and fourth in six years under head coach Mike Leach, marking the first time a coach has done either at WSU.

Employee Recognition Reception on Dec. 5
December 1, 2017

The reception recognizes the contributions of more than 600 staff and faculty members who achieved length-of-service milestones or received Crimson Spirit awards during 2017.

Training opportunity: Advancing Research in Your Unit
December 1, 2017

This course provides an overview of WSU as a research university. It describes the role of the Office of Research as well as the relationship of WSU and the Washington State University Foundation.

WSU student’s viral fundraising tweet draws international attention
November 30, 2017

WSU student Danni Messina was feeling thankful over the Thanksgiving weekend and wanted to support a good cause. Two days later, her goodwill gesture for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital had her on the hook for over $200,000 and by her own admission feeling a bit panicked. Rather than throw in the towel, Messina showed the world how Cougar innovation works.

Hey, learn to drive that thing
November 30, 2017

Coaching the Van Driver, a required training program for those who plan to rent a full-sized van from the WSU Motor Pool, has openings available in the Dec. 7 class in Pullman.

WSU joins nuclear security “Center of Excellence”
November 29, 2017

Researchers will focus on three specific themes: the properties and structure of nanoscale radioactive materials; the thermochemistry, or heat energy, associated with these materials; and how nanoscale nuclear materials react in various chemical environments.

Researchers join power grid simulation spanning two continents
November 29, 2017

The recent simulation, called the Real Time (RT) Super Lab, aims to boost future electric grid stability. If electricity can be moved across the globe rather than within only isolated networks, the researchers hope that the work will someday lead to savings on infrastructure and energy use.

Holiday poinsettia sale coming
November 29, 2017

All varieties are $11 for 6.5-inch pots. Choose from Premium Red, Prestige Red, Prestige Maroon, Snowcap, Freedom Pink, and Red Glitter.

Science Writing Workshop Dec. 4 is Free
November 29, 2017

In this free workshop, participants will learn about the publication process, the foundations of good scientific writing, constructing a manuscript, and the scientific review process.

Researchers honored for work on environmental DNA
November 28, 2017

WSU researchers Caren Goldberg, Katherine Strickler, and Alex Fremier are being honored this week for their use of a technique that can detect minute amounts of DNA to see if at-risk species are in an area.