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Changes to drylands with future climate change
April 3, 2020

A WSU-led study published in Nature Communications found that drylands around the world will expand because of future climate change, but their average productivity will likely be reduced.

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COVID‑19 crisis shows need for long‑term changes
March 30, 2020

WSU infectious disease epidemiologist Eric Lofgren said that while extreme social distancing measures may prove unsustainable, some intermediate steps may need to be put in place to weather the outbreak.

Seductive details inhibit learning
March 19, 2020

WSU researchers found that students who learned with seductive details, irrelevant but interesting information, performed lower on learning outcome measures than those who learned without those extra details.

WSU Schnitzer museum closes through end of spring semester
March 18, 2020

The decision is part of WSU’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health emergency and in accordance with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s temporary statewide shutdown of public facilities and recreational centers, including museums.