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Exploring links between early stress and associative learning
November 1, 2017

WSU student Eric Navarro won best poster presentation in Animal Science and Zoology at the 2017 National Diversity in STEM Conference hosted by the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science conference.

ampa Bay Devil Ray Wade Boggs autographing the book “Yankee Stadium” at a book signing on September 23, 2008. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.
Baseball superstitions: Just in time for Halloween, World Series
October 31, 2017

Baseball players are among the most superstitious of professional athletes, with myriad rituals and routines to keep a winning streak alive or to pull a struggling team out of a slump. In 171 years of the sport’s existence, the list of do’s and don’ts covers everything from what to eat before a game to not washing your socks after the game is over.

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The ghost of Bryan Hall
October 31, 2017

Stories about ghosts and the unexplained are common across the Pullman campus, but few are as spine-tingling as the mysterious encounters in Bryan Hall.

Sustainable farming pioneer earns Bullitt Environmental Prize
October 31, 2017

Cornelius Adewale, doctoral student and sustainable agriculture pioneer at WSU’s School of the Environment, is the third WSU recipient of the $100,000 prize in the past six years. His research focuses on improving the environmental impact of agriculture while producing more food.

Learn about North Korea’s nuclear crisis
October 30, 2017

Thomas Preston, C. O. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at WSU, will discuss the current state of the North Korean nuclear program and the security challenges it poses for the U.S. and regional allies. Noon, Oct. 31, Foley Speaker’s Room, 308 Bryan Hall on the Pullman campus.

WSU Jazz Festival celebrates its 25th year
October 30, 2017

The 25th annual WSU Jazz Festival is set for Wednesday, Nov. 1, and includes free afternoon concerts at the Kimbrough Music Building on the Pullman campus.

Retired nurse finds encore career as inventor
October 30, 2017

Russell Michaelsen didn’t graduate from the WSU College of Nursing until he was nearly 50, after working as a medical lab tech, logger, commercial fisherman, hunting guide, and builder. As a nurse, he added inventor to that list of vocations. His company, based in the Health Education & Research Building on the WSU Spokane campus, specializes in development of products designed to prevent infections.

WSU physicist receives DOE early career award
October 27, 2017

The five-year, $750,000 grant will support physicist Brian Collins and his team of graduate and undergraduate students in their research developing and testing new resonant X-ray scattering techniques that reveal how organic, carbon-based molecules assemble, orient and conform into nanostructures.

Renovated Troy Hall wins prestigious architectural award
October 27, 2017

The Washington Council of the American Institute of Architecture presented the Troy Hall renovation project with its Civic Design award. The focus of the renovation was to retain the building’s historic feel and brick exterior while creating a modern academic teaching and interactive research environment.

Safe driver training available
October 27, 2017

Learn safe driving practices in a Thursday, Nov. 2, training session that’s required for anyone who rents a full-sized van from the WSU Motor Pool.

Electrical bandaging research receives defense innovation award
October 26, 2017

The research team developed a sophisticated electrochemical scaffold that could help curb the spread of deadly drug-resistant bacterial wound infections. The e-scaffold creates an electrical current that produces a low and constant concentration of hydrogen peroxide, which allows better antibiotic penetration and efficacy against bacteria.

CentraNet phone change to take effect today
October 26, 2017

WSU ITS, in collaboration with Frontier Communications, is changing all (approximately 70) Pullman campus CentraNet phones to uniformly use ‘7’ for outside access for making local and long distance calls from these phones.