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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.

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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.

WSU Press book receives honorable mention
November 25, 2013

Be-brave-cover-detailPULLMAN, Wash. – The first young adult book from Washington State University Press has earned an honorable mention in the 2012 Idaho Book Award competition. “Be Brave, Tah-hy!” is biographical novel of the Nez Perce from the perspective of Chief Joseph’s young daughter.

WSU regents authorize $10 million building project in Everett
November 22, 2013

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.

Dec. 7: Fall commencement to see 780 graduate
November 21, 2013

commencement-80PULLMAN, Wash. – About 780 students are expected to participate in the free, public fall commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, at Beasley Coliseum at Washington State University. President Elson S. Floyd will speak at the two-hour event.

DNA ‘burrs’ discovery earns Smithsonian award
November 21, 2013

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.

Cougs take on Utah Saturday in final home game
November 20, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – With five wins this season raising the specter of possible post-season play, the Washington State University Cougar football team will take the field at 12:30 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 23, hosting the Utes of the University of Utah in the final home game of the 2013 season at Martin Stadium.

Friendship between researcher, teenager benefits honey bees
November 20, 2013

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.

Couple builds brand for themselves, other businesses
November 20, 2013

R-Digital-Rob-and-Mary-80EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. – If not now, when? That was the question that finally prompted Rob Lewis and his wife Mary Big Bull-Lewis to open their own graphic design firm, R Digital Design.

Dec. 6: Celebrate the holidays with gypsy jazz
November 19, 2013

HCSF-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Take a swinging gypsy wagon trip to the North Pole with the Hot Club of San Francisco’s “Cool Yule” performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre at Washington State University.