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Good vibrations for WSU’s first deaf veterinary student
November 7, 2013

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kimi Ross, the first deaf student to attend Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, doesn’t have to hear whines, snarls and hisses to know when an animal is distressed.

WSU research tucked inside traveling Capitol Christmas Tree
November 6, 2013


By Betsy Fradd, WSU Extension

PUYALLUP, Wash. – Tucked within the massive Capitol Christmas Tree headed for Washington, D.C. are three tiny sensors most people will never see. They will collect information on how well the tree holds moisture during its 25-day journey from Washington state.

UN food safety officer receives top alumni award
November 6, 2013

Takeuchi-150PULLMAN, Wash. – United Nations (UN) food safety officer Masami Takeuchi recently was honored with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for her leadership in global food safety.

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Renowned ag professor receives top alumni award
November 6, 2013


PULLMAN, Wash. – Louisiana State University Professor Gail L. Cramer recently received the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to agricultural policy, research and global agribusiness.

WSU tests CougAlert emergency system today
November 6, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Office of Emergency Management will be conducting a required annual test of the CougAlert emergency notification system today at about 12:10 p.m.

WSU shares organic expertise at tilth conference
November 6, 2013

tilth-logo-130YAKIMA, Wash. – Bees, trees, high hoops, weeds and goat meat are just a few of the topics Washington State University researchers and educators will discuss at the state tilth producers conference Nov. 8 -11 at the Yakima Convention Center.

$1M will advance diversity of the nursing workforce
November 5, 2013

Indian-nursing-students-220SPOKANE, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing has received a new federal grant to expand a program to diversify the nursing workforce in the Tri-Cities and Yakima.

WSU gets money to address shortage of nurse educators
November 5, 2013

nurse-grad-programs-200VANCOUVER, Wash. – Much is made about the shortage of qualified applicants for available nursing jobs in the U.S., but educators say there’s also a shortage of qualified faculty members who teach new nurses.

Daily Evergreen students earn national awards
November 1, 2013


PULLMAN, Wash. – Student staff members of The Daily Evergreen took home three national honors this week at the country’s largest annual gathering of student media professionals and student journalists.

WSU Pullman natural gas leak repaired, area access restored
November 1, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A leak in an underground natural gas line near Cleveland and Heald halls on the campus of Washington State University has been repaired, the area has been reopened and normal operations and scheduling have been restored.

Deadline Dec. 13 for 2014-15 common reading nominations
November 1, 2013

Comm-read-Being-wrong-cover-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Read a good book lately? Nominations for the 2014-15 common reading book at Washington State University Pullman are welcome from the WSU and larger communities through Friday, Dec. 13.

Emergency crews responding to reported natural gas leak
November 1, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Pullman Fire Department and crews from Avista Utilities are currently on the scene and continuing the repair of an underground natural gas line leak near Cleveland and Heald halls on the campus of Washington State University.

Nov. 6: Lecture about new asteroid mining company
October 31, 2013

Lewicki-VorheesPULLMAN, Wash. – “Planetary Resources: Asteroid Mining Company’’ is the title of the free, public Lanning Lecture at 12:10 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in ETRL 101 at Washington State University.

New insights into role of belief in learning
October 31, 2013


By J. Adriana Aumen, College of Arts and Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – With support from a $1.6 million grant, a new faculty member is studying people’s beliefs about whether intelligence can be increased and how this shapes attitudes, behaviors and expectations.

WSU scientists discuss pros and cons of I-522 in Foley panel
October 30, 2013

Benbrook-Neff-compositePULLMAN, Wash. – As voters prepare to submit their ballots, two Washington State University scientists joined a Foley Institute panel Monday to discuss ethics, science, politics of food and Initiative 522 – the proposal to determine labeling regulations for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Washington state.

GiddyUp Salon owner gallops full circle to jump ahead
October 30, 2013


By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

OKANOGAN, Wash. – When Colette Jones left full-time work as a hair stylist in 2007 to pursue a career in custom clothing design, few would have predicted that five years later she’d own her own upscale beauty salon and spa – with retail space for boutique clothing.

Nov. 8: Young musician exhibits more than extreme talent
October 29, 2013

McElroy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – “‘Exceptional’ is an understatement” when describing student Eric McElroy, said Washington State University music professor Gerald Berthiaume who has worked with students more than 35 years. “With his breadth of knowledge about so many things in so many areas, he is something new and different.”

Murrow College to launch new jazz radio station
October 29, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new jazz radio station honoring the legacy of broadcast pioneer J. Elroy McCaw will go on the air at Washington State University’s Murrow College of Communication on Nov. 1.