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WSU regents authorize $10 million building project in Everett

SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University’s partnership in Everett moved another step forward this morning with the WSU Board of Regents approval of a $10 million capital project. The board authorized WSU to proceed with land acquisition, design and pre-construction for a new classroom and office building at North Puget Sound at Everett.

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Lab to build and test high speed, high frequency nanochips

By Alyssa Patrick, College of Engineering and Architecture

Pande-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Some of the world’s smallest and most efficient computer chips will be built and tested by professors in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science with funding from a grant for state-of-the-art equipment. » More …

DNA ‘burrs’ discovery earns Smithsonian award

By Joanna Steward, College of Arts and Sciences

Skinner-80WASHINGTON – A simple mistake during an experiment into endocrine disruptors – chemicals known to interfere with fetal development – dramatically changed the direction of inquiry for one Washington State University researcher and led him to challenge the core biological principals of genetic inheritance. » More …

Friendship between researcher, teenager benefits honey bees

By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Sheridan-Miller-80PULLMAN, Wash. – At just 16 years old, Sheridan Miller is already a veteran fundraiser. The Mill Valley, Calif., teenager recently donated $1,400 she raised to help support Washington State University’s honey bee stock improvement program. Over the past six years, she has raised more than $5,000 to help fund research aimed at combating colony collapse disorder (CCD) and saving the honey bee. » More …

WSU regents to take action on capital project construction

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will be asked to authorize capital construction expenditures – the largest $10 million for land acquisition, design and preconstruction for a classroom and office building at North Puget Sound at Everett – when it meets in regular session on the WSU Spokane campus Thursday and Friday.

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