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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.

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.

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.

Search for new CAHNRS dean narrowed to four finalists
November 15, 2017

Four finalists for the position of dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences have been identified and will visit Washington State University during the weeks of Nov. 27 and Dec. 4.

Snow removal accessibility requests
November 8, 2017

As winter arrives, the Facilities Operations Grounds Department is preparing it snow removal plans and priorities and wants to hear from people who have specific snow-removal needs because of disabilities.

Researchers benefit from undergrad practicality
November 7, 2017

Getting ready for school on a snowy day can be quite a challenge for young children. In addition to eating breakfast, getting dressed and packing up workbooks, they have to remember extra things like boots, gloves, a hat, and a coat. Undergraduate researcher Jenna (Eva) Caneva helped turn this real-life scenario into a simple cognition exercise to test the ability of 6-to-10-year-olds to follow instructions.

Look who’s coming to the Benefits Fair on Nov. 8
November 7, 2017

The fair for the Pullman campus is taking place 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m on November 8 in the CUB Junior Ballroom. To find the schedule of other fairs occurring around the state, visit the HCA webpage.