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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.

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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.

WSU regents to take action on capital project construction
November 19, 2013

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.

Cranberry research aims for longer shelf life
November 19, 2013

cranberries-closeup-100x80pMOUNT VERNON, Wash. – The cranberry season could extend beyond the fall and winter holidays thanks to the work of a new adjunct professor at Washington State University Mount Vernon.

JFK assassination: Gen Y students weigh in during new class
November 18, 2013

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

StrattonPULLMAN, Wash. – From the grassy knoll in Dallas to the wheat-covered hills of the Palouse, President John F. Kennedy’s assassination in 1963 remains a whodunit that stumps the old and young alike.

Or maybe not.

Nov. 19-20: Freshmen debut research posters
November 18, 2013

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.

Nov. 21: Business leaders learn about online MBA
November 18, 2013

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.

Pathologist, business exec receives highest alumni award
November 14, 2013

Gillet-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Nancy A. Gillett, an acclaimed experimental pathologist, scientific leader, research manager and global business executive, has been selected to receive the 2013 Washington State University Regents’ Distinguished Alumna Award – the university’s highest alumni award.