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Jan 13: WSU to host middle school engineering competition
January 10, 2018

future city logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Middle school students from throughout eastern Washington, Montana and Idaho will compete Saturday, Jan. 13, at a subregional Inland Northwest Future City Competition at Washington State University.

Registration open for science communications conference
January 10, 2018

science talk 2018 logo VANCOUVER, Wash. – Registration is now open for Science Talk, a science communication conference with a focus on increasing science’s impact in society through better communication. The conference will be Thursday-Friday, March 1-2, at Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

More Events & Exhibits

Jan. 12-Feb. 8: Emotionally powerful exhibit focuses on child loss
January 9, 2018

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The emotionally powerful, poignant “Empty Photo Project,” created by Washington State University Tri-Cities student Susana Butterworth, that details the tragic and emotional experience of what it is like to lose a child, will be on display from Jan. 12-Feb. 8 in the WSU Tri-Cities Art Gallery.

Feb. 21-22: Urban Green Infrastructure Summit presented
December 22, 2017

SEATTLE, Wash. – Today’s metropolitan areas face a myriad of complex infrastructure, management and social challenges. To help cities successfully tackle those issues, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research will present the Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb. 21-22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, Ore.

Jan. 4: Soil acidity on the Palouse focus of workshop
December 5, 2017

photo of palouse fieldsPULLMAN, Wash. – As the pH of the Palouse’s soil decreases, the concern of farmers and researchers has increased. Washington State University will host a soil acidity workshop featuring top experts from around the region.

Cougars face Michigan State in Holiday Bowl
December 4, 2017

Holiday-Bowl-LogoPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University football team has accepted an invitation to play in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl, with the kickoff at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 28.

Jan. 8: ‘Cultivating Success’ course growing small farms
December 1, 2017

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

small farm

EVERETT, Wash. – A 12-week course, “Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Farm Business Planning,” begins Jan. 8 and will be offered 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Mondays, in Stanwood and Renton, via simulcasting.

Nov. 30: Turning Hanford radioactive waste into glass focus of DOE presentation
November 27, 2017

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

DOE logoRICHLAND, Wash. – A federal project director from the U.S. Department of Energy will discuss how the Hanford waste treatment plant will immobilize radioactive waste by turning it into glass as part of a continuing lecture series from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium.