By Joanna Steward, College of Arts and Sciences
WASHINGTON – 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.
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.
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, 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.
SPOKANE, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will be asked to authorize capital construction expenditures – the largest $10 million for land acquisition, design and preconstruction for a classroom and office building at North Puget Sound at Everett – when it meets in regular session on the WSU Spokane campus Thursday and Friday.
PULLMAN, Wash. – What do college freshmen really want to know?
Find out at Freshman Academic Showcase where students display posters of their first research projects.
By Sue McMurray, College of Business
SAN FRANCISCO – Washington State University’s College of Business will hold a free, public networking event focusing on its online master of business administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs, 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, at the San Francisco Airport Marriott Waterfront, 1800 Old Bayshore Hwy., Burlingame.
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – For the first time, tomato growers using high tunnels (low-cost greenhouses, http://mtvernon.wsu.edu/hightunnels/) in western Washington can manage one of the most serious plant diseases organically, said plant pathologist Debra Inglis.