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Feb. 27: Learn about handheld devices at ‘Gadget Menagerie’
February 18, 2014

gadgets-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University Libraries will hold free, public training 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in Terrell 20E about e-readers, tablets and other handheld devices – how they work, what they have in common and basic tips.

WSU researcher creates cooking-oil based ‘bioasphalt’
February 17, 2014

By Becky Phillips, University Communications

Wen-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Over the past century, asphalt has played an integral role in the American economy, keeping us all connected through a sprawling, easily accessible web of national roadways.  But now, thanks to a researcher at Washington State University, the familiar fossil-fueled-based product is going green.

March 12: Ireland’s Caladh Nua in concert
February 17, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. — Ireland offers up its finest in traditional music and song when Caladh Nua takes the stage Wednesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Washington State University in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre.

Team presents vegetable grafting findings in China
February 14, 2014

Miles-C-2012-80MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – A team of Washington State University vegetable horticulture researchers travels to China next month to present their research findings as part of a global effort to increase environmentally friendly vegetable production through grafting.  Their efforts may stimulate a new market for vegetable production in Western Washington.

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March 1: Mushroom cultivation course offered in Sultan
February 14, 2014

By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension

SULTAN, Wash. – Whether you have a tiny backyard or hundreds of acres, growing gourmet mushrooms can be a satisfying and tasty venture. In the Pacific Northwest, there are about a dozen mushroom species including oyster, shiitake, and maiitake, which can be grown using many of our native tree species. Ensuring success with this type of backyard farming, however, involves developing a good understanding of the process and knowledge of the techniques involved.

Intercollegiate art shows expand student experience
February 13, 2014

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Master of fine arts students at Washington State University are participating in creative cross-pollination through two art exchange exhibitions with peers at nearby universities this month.

Feb. 27: Brass trio, quintet standards performed
February 13, 2014

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PULLMAN, Wash. – A brass trio and quintet at Washington State University will perform a concert in the Faculty Artist Series at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in Bryan Hall. Series proceeds support the School of Music’s scholarship fund.

Feb. 25: Singers present ‘The Sacred and Spiritual’
February 13, 2014

University-Singers-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The sacred music of African-American culture will be presented in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in Bryan Hall at Washington State University to mark Black History Month in February.

Feb. 20: Free concert features orchestral favorites
February 13, 2014

orchestra-solo-200PULLMAN, Wash. – A potpourri of orchestral favorites will be performed by the Washington State University Symphony Orchestra in a free, public concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, in Bryan Hall.

March 1: Workshop participants to build high tunnels
February 12, 2014

high-tunnel-300ARLINGTON, Wash. – Building inexpensive high tunnels for three-season crop production can be a daunting task. Learn the basics while helping Garden Treasures nursery build tunnels 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at 3328 State Route 530 NE, Arlington, at a workshop hosted by Washington State University Extension.

Feb. 14: Soccer game entrepreneur shares journey
February 12, 2014

Soccer-referee-Aziz-Makhani-with-game-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Pullman entrepreneur Aziz Makhani will discuss how he obtained funding to develop and market KickShot, his educational board game based on soccer, at 9:10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, in CUE 114 at Washington State University. The class, Entrepreneurial Finance 426, will be open to the public.

Student identifies key issues for national ag forum
February 12, 2014

keiko-tuttle-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Keiko Tuttle believes the biggest challenge agriculture will face in the next five years centers around a food source that makes up 70 percent of the human diet: cereal grains.

New minor matches kinesiology students with athletes
February 12, 2014

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

LangDavid-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A strength and conditioning minor will return to Washington State University in the fall, offering kinesiology students the opportunity to work with WSU student athletes.

Teens become lobbyists at WSU 4-H conference
February 10, 2014

4-H-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 200 youth will take on the roles of lobbyists at the annual Washington State University Extension 4-H Know Your Government Conference in Olympia Feb. 15-18 at the Red Lion Hotel.

Microwave pasteurization improves food safety, flavor
February 10, 2014

By Sabrina Zearott for CAHNRS communications

Juming-Tang-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A new technology available to food companies increases product quality while reducing the chance of contaminated chilled or frozen meals being sold in retail markets.

China’s surging bird flu – bring in the veterinarians
February 10, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Palmer-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The new bird influenza spreading in China underscores the need for strong ties between veterinarians and human-health specialists, said Guy Palmer, director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health at Washington State University.

Feb. 25: Visiting artist talks about work
February 10, 2014

Katchadorian-80PULLMAN, Wash. – American artist Nina Katchadourian will talk about her work in a free, public lecture, “All Forms of Attraction,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, in the CUB auditorium at Washington State University.

New farm bill helps WSU support Washington agriculture
February 7, 2014

farm-bill-windmillPULLMAN, Wash. – Consistent, increased funding for Washington State University’s research on tree fruit, clean energy, vegetables and other specialty crops, as well as increased support for the National Clean Plant Network, are just several vital components of the farm bill signed by President Obama today that will strengthen WSU’s ability to support and stimulate the state’s food and wine industries.