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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.

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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.

Nov. 16, 23: Seattle alumni sponsor football food drive
November 13, 2013

SEATTLE – Alumni gathering to watch Cougar football on Saturdays, Nov. 16 and 23, are asked to bring donations of food and supplies as Washington State University observes National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Nov. 17-23.

Nov. 20: Information session about 1-year MBA
November 13, 2013

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Business will hold a free, public informational meeting on the 1-year MBA program 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Todd Addition 268 at WSU Pullman.

WSU selects Stephanie Hampton to lead CEREO
November 13, 2013

stephanie-hampton-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Stephanie Hampton has been named the new director of the Washington State University Center for Environmental Research, Education & Outreach (CEREO). The deputy director of the National Center for Ecological Analysis & Synthesis (NCEAS) at the University of California-Santa Barbara, she is expected to assume her new duties in January.

WSU offers new one-credit online course option
November 13, 2013

By Richard H. Miller, Global Campus

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Global Campus is introducing a new way for students to get ahead: One-credit online seminars.

New WSU weather stations provide wheat data
November 13, 2013

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Garfield-stationPROSSER, Wash. – Four new weather stations will provide wheat farmers and breeders with insights into the influence of weather patterns on wheat production and yields in eastern Washington.

Pleasant October weather blown away on the 28th
November 13, 2013

By Rachel Webber, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

AgWeatherNet-logo-250PROSSER, Wash. – A familiar adage says that all good things must come to an end. Apparently, the weather is no exception.

Compost: Closing the loop on urban garbage and local farms
November 12, 2013

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Compost produced from urban food and yard waste could be “black gold” to farmers wanting to increase their yields and profits while improving soil and water quality. Washington State University Extension in Snohomish County is exploring how urbanization, long considered a threat to local agriculture, might actually help farmers keep up with demand for local food while recovering a valuable resource from the urban waste stream.