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Feb. 11: Free band concert to feature premieres, originals
February 4, 2014

JazzBigBandSaxophones-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Premieres, originals and blues will be performed in a free, public concert by the award-winning Washington State University Jazz Big Band and the Big Band II at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 11, in Kimbrough Hall.

Tri-Cities names enrollment, student services leader
February 4, 2014

By Melissa O’Neil Perdue, WSU Tri-Cities

Chris-Meiers-2013--80RICHLAND, Wash. – Chris Meiers has joined Washington State University Tri-Cities as vice chancellor for enrollment management and student services.

Award-winning New York chefs experiment at WSU bread lab
February 4, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

blue-hill-pastry-160MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chefs from the 2013 James Beard Most Outstanding Restaurant will experiment and learn this month in the bread lab at the Washington State University Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.

Feb. 19, 22: Get hands-on practice at pruning workshop
February 3, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

pruning-160EVERETT, Wash. – The winter dormant season is a good time to prune fruit trees, and a pruning expert who lives in western Washington will conduct a lecture and hands-on workshop Feb. 19 and 22.

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March 15: Women in ag gather to network, learn
February 3, 2014

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

women-in-ag-logo-170PULLMAN, Wash. – Women in Washington, Oregon and Idaho will gain practical advice for improving farm management skills and networking with other women producers at the 2014 Women in Agriculture Conference to be held at 28 locations on Saturday, March 15.

Gummy material addresses safety of lithium ion batteries
February 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering and Architecture

Zhong-60PULLMAN, Wash. –  A group of Washington State University researchers has developed a chewing gum-like battery material that could dramatically improve the safety of lithium ion batteries.

Feb. 6-8: Art music festival free to public
February 3, 2014

Dana-Wilson-composer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Festival of Contemporary Art Music, Feb. 6-8, will feature guest composer Dana Wilson. The annual festival is one of WSU’s signature events.

‘Slavery in Northwest’ story presented Thursday
February 3, 2014

Eva-Abram-80RICHLAND, Wash. — The story of how a slave’s break for freedom from the Washington Territory nearly started a war with Canada will be told Thursday, Feb. 6, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Saving babies: WSU leads study of health, lactation
January 30, 2014

By Joanna Steward, College of Arts and Sciences

McGuire,-left,-and-Meehan-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Working with colleagues from 12 institutions around the globe, two Washington State University researchers are leading the first comprehensive international study of human lactation and milk composition.

WSU research study supports new safety rule for truck drivers
January 30, 2014

SPOKANE, Wash. –The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released the findings of a field study conducted by the Washington State University (WSU) Sleep and Performance Research Center. The study provides evidence that a revised provision in new hours-of-service regulations for truck drivers is more effective at combating fatigue than the previous version. The new trucking regulations took effect last July.

Holocaust museum representatives train future teachers
January 29, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

Bettis-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Two representatives from the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will train education students to teach about genocide on March 8 at Washington State University.

Seattle Connections store to relocate
January 27, 2014

WSU-connections-store-200SEATTLE – Washington State University will relocate its downtown Seattle retail store, Washington State Connections, from Westlake Center to 411 Union St., Rainier Square, by April.

WSU research helps reduce criminal re-offense rates
January 27, 2014

By Judith Van Dongen, WSU Spokane

Hamilton-Z-2014-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Increasing public safety and controlling costs are among the benefits of three related Washington State University projects to predict criminal re-offense and determine the effectiveness of treatment programs.

WSU advisors receive regional awards
January 27, 2014

nacada-awardsPULLMAN, Wash. – Alicia Petersen and Patrick Carter from Washington State University were recently rewarded for their academic advising efforts by the Region 8 chapter of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA).

Jan. 28-29: Input sought on future of WSU recreation
January 27, 2014

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PULLMAN, Wash. – Future recreation opportunities at Washington State University Pullman will be the topic at two public forums noon-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, and 7-8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in CUB 210.

Feb. 3-March 7: Exhibit, films, talks on German resistance
January 27, 2014

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

Sophe-Scholl-bust-80PULLMAN, Wash. – They were college students with lives Washington State University students might have today. Some studied medicine and did military service. One had a fiancé. One was a married father of three.

Regents OK housing/dining rates, residence hall designs
January 24, 2014

Northside-2-rendering-400RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents this morning approved slight increases in housing and dining rates for students for the 2014-15 academic year and applauded university officials for keeping costs as low as possible.

Applications due Feb. 1 For RN to BSN program
January 24, 2014

LONGVIEW, Wash. – Applications are being accepted for a Lower Columbia College and Washington State University Vancouver pilot program for registered nurses seeking to earn a bachelor of science in nursing degree. The application deadline to enter in fall 2014 is Feb. 1.