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Researchers see added nutritional benefits in organic milk
December 9, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by a Washington State University researcher has found that organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids compared to milk from cows on conventionally managed dairy farms. While all types of milk fat can help improve an individual’s fatty acid profile, the team concludes that organic whole milk does so even better.

WSU awards nearly 800 diplomas at fall commencement
December 7, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Family members and friends Saturday packed into Washington State University’s Beasley Coliseum, where nearly 800 graduating students crossed the stage to receive diplomas during the university’s annual fall commencement ceremony.

Small business helps clients tell their stories
December 5, 2013

Abe-and-Susan-Martinez-250LAKE STEVENS, Wash. – You get what you negotiate, not what you deserve, and Abe Martinez was not a good negotiator. After Workforce Development of Snohomish County heard what he planned to charge for doing a short video to highlight one of their programs, they withdrew the offer.

Dec. 9: Get a smart start for your small business at workshop
December 5, 2013

start-smart-tri-cities-business-workshops-120KENNEWICK, Wash. – Get solid advice on how to launch a small business at the Start Smart workshop at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9. The easy-to-understand session will cover the basics from initial financing to getting the right licenses.

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Donation supports pharmacy auditorium, curricula
December 5, 2013

Pharm-building-200SPOKANE, Wash. – A $500,000 donation from Walgreens will provide funding for an interprofessional auditorium and learning environment in the new Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building at Washington State University’s College of Pharmacy, WSU Dean Gary M. Pollack announced Wednesday.

Nursing graduates to be recognized in candlelight ceremony
December 4, 2013

KENNEWICK, Wash. – Tri-Cities graduates of the Washington State University College of Nursing will be recognized at convocation, a special pinning and candlelight ceremony, at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Richland Baptist Church, 1632 George Washington Way, Richland.

Pets, livestock require special care in cold weather
December 4, 2013

pet-health-220PULLMAN, Wash. – Unseasonably cold weather is forecast for eastern Washington into next week, with highs below freezing and lows in the single digits. Keep pets and outdoor animals safe with these tips from the veterinary college at Washington State University:

Promising approach to ancient mystery gains global acclaim
December 4, 2013

By Adrian Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

Kohler-by-Roger-Cozien-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Whatever caused tens of thousands of Pueblo farmers to suddenly leave their ancient homeland in southwestern Colorado in the late AD 1200s is one of the great mysteries in archaeology. Discoveries could aid understanding of contemporary societies.

WSU researchers revise Darwin’s logic on invasive species
December 3, 2013

Charles Darwin logic doesn't pan out

Eric Sorensen, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – For more than a century and a half, researchers interested in invasive species have looked to Charles Darwin and what has come to be called his “naturalization conundrum.”

NACADA salutes four WSU student advisors
December 2, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash.—Four student advisors at Washington State University have received the highest awards possible from the local chapter of the National Academic Advising Association. Recipient student advisors are Ruth Ryan, Patrick Carter, Shanna Pumphrey and Alicia Petersen.

WSU library hours extended for dead week and finals
November 26, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students will have a new study tool available to them for the first time – round-the-clock access to university libraries during the last two weeks of the semester.

Business owner finds help to clean up finances
November 26, 2013

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

McNulty-80OLYMPIA, Wash. – At the beginning of 2013 Scottiejo McNulty was running her company, Elite Cleaning of Washington, like most people run their households: money came in, bills got paid and she didn’t worry about the details.

4-H gets STEM grant to mentor underserved youth
November 25, 2013

By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

stem-4-H-80SPOKANE, Wash. – A new grant will bring more science education to youth in Washington state. Children and teens in five counties and three tribal nations will have increased access to a wide variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) activities along with more opportunities for youth/adult partnerships.

Apple Cup coverage part of online football collection
November 25, 2013

Apple-Cup-football-program-cover-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University and University of Washington football teams tied 5-5 in their first Apple Cup on Nov. 29, 1900, in Seattle. Coverage in The Evergreen, WSU’s student newspaper, fanned the flames for the rivalry that continues today: “No one denies that our defensive work was far superior to that of the U. of W.,” the front page reported on Dec. 5, 1900.