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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.

WSU will face Michigan State in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, Thursday, Dec. 28, at 6 p.m.
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.

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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.

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.

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.