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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.

Katherine Strickler, a research associate in the School of the Environment, samples water in a search for minute amounts of DNA that could signal the presence of at-risk species.
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.

Snow-covered WSU Pullman campus from winter 2016-17
December holiday reduced operations reminder
November 28, 2017

December Holiday Reduced Operations will be Wednesday, December 27, 2017 through Friday, December 29, 2017. Most university operations and services will be unavailable during this time.

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On-premise mainframe moving to cloud Dec. 2
November 28, 2017

The on-premise mainframe will go offline at 2 a.m. on Saturday, December 2, and cloud-based mainframe will be made available again as soon as the migration and validation efforts are complete, no later than 10 p.m.  Sunday, December 3.

DOE Hanford’s efforts to immobilize radioactive waste into glass will be discussed Nov. 30
November 28, 2017

Jason Young, federal project director at DOE Hanford Office of River Protection, will focus on the direct feed of the waste to the low activity waste facility. He will also describe how the direct-feed-low-activity-waste approach at the Hanford Site will enable treatment as soon as 2022, as well as outline the cooperative efforts needed to support the operations.

Departments with toll-free lines face new monthly fees
November 27, 2017

The new $5 per line monthly charge follows WSU’s shift in July to Level 3 as its new phone service provider. While the university now benefits from reduced costs for incoming calls, overall recurring monthly phone expenses have increased.

WSU students win national design, construction competition
November 22, 2017

The two-phase competition involved the collaboration of students from diverse backgrounds, including architecture and construction management, responding to a request for qualifications, and request for proposals for a student health and wellness facility on a liberal arts college campus in the northwestern region of the United States.

Safety fair returns to WSU on Nov. 28 and brings new, expanded focus
November 21, 2017

The revived and expanded event is scheduled for Nov. 28 in the CUB Senior Ballroom in Pullman. It features vendor displays and an awards ceremony recognizing several WSU employees and others for their safety, health and security related accomplishments.

Rare ‘thundersnow’ makes surprise, rumbling visit across the Palouse
November 20, 2017

Lightning and thunderclaps accompanied tumbling snowflakes last Thursday night over the Palouse in what meteorologists call a thundersnow. The Nov. 16 event moved through areas including Moscow and Pullman within a 10-minute time period. Though brief, it presented an enthralling, seldom-seen show.

Alaska Air expanding Pullman service during key winter travel dates
November 17, 2017

The additional service, announced Thursday afternoon by Alaska Air, is scheduled to begin in early January to coincide with the beginning of spring semester and will resume again on select days in March to help accommodate spring break travel. The idea of additional Pullman service on key winter travel weekends was discussed in a recent meeting between President Kirk Schulz and Alaska Air CEO Brad Tilden.