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Expressing variety of emotions earns entrepreneurs funding
April 29, 2021

Despite perceptions that entrepreneurs should always be positive, a WSU‑led study found that entrepreneurs whose facial expressions moved through a mix of happiness, anger and fear during funding pitches were more successful.

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New director for key WSU weather service
April 29, 2021

Professor Lav Khot was named interim director of WSU’s AgWeatherNet with the goal of maintaining the momentum of the system’s growth and increasing public-private partnerships. Khot takes over as director for Dave Brown.

Vaccine requirements for students and employees for Fall 2021  
April 28, 2021

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination for the 2021-22 academic year will be required for all students engaging in activities at a WSU campus or location, and the intent is to extend the requirement to all employees and volunteers as well. Exemptions will be allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons.

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Continuing the fight for justice
April 20, 2021

Today’s verdict is a critical moment in a long overdue addressing of the systemic racism and historical injustices that continue to persist in our country.

Prehistoric Pacific Coast diets had salmon limits
April 12, 2021

In a new paper, anthropologists document the many dietary solutions ancient Pacific Coast people likely employed to avoid “salmon starvation,” a toxic and potentially fatal condition brought on by eating too much lean protein.

Mending Butch’s broken legs
April 9, 2021

Whatever bad luck befell Butch, a roughly 1‑year‑old stray dog, his future is looking much more promising after he found his way to the WSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Award will help study and fight soil compaction
April 6, 2021

With a $450,000 New Innovator Award from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, WSU researcher Haly Neely will lead a team to study how soil compaction impacts crop productivity and yield as well as develop management practices to reduce the problem.

Lab-made hexagonal diamonds stiffer than natural diamonds
March 31, 2021

For the first time, researchers at WSU’s Institute for Shock Physics have hard evidence that human-made hexagonal diamonds are stiffer than the common cubic diamonds found in nature and often used in jewelry.

Study finds foster youth lack critical financial skills
March 24, 2021

Most people rely on family members to help them learn how to open a bank account, find a job or create a budget, but that’s often not an option for youth in foster care, according to new WSU research.

Pandemic has increased pregnancy stress for U.S. women
March 17, 2021

COVID‑19 created many new problems for pregnant women, a WSU study found. Among their concerns, women worried about their babies contracting the disease and being forced to isolate from their newborns in the hospital.