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Big name corporations more likely to commit fraud
February 2, 2021

Fortune 500 firms with strong growth profiles are more prone to “cooking the books” than smaller, struggling companies, according to a recent study led by WSU sociologist Jennifer Schwartz.

Women influenced coevolution of dogs and humans
January 25, 2021

In a cross-cultural analysis, WSU researchers found several factors may have played a role in building the mutually beneficial relationship between humans and dogs, including temperature, hunting and surprisingly—gender.

Football-loving states slow to enact youth concussion laws
December 1, 2020

States with high rates of high school football participation and strong college conferences, in particular the Southeastern Conference, were among the last to take up regulations on youth concussions, according to a recent study.

America has voted: What happened?
November 9, 2020

Join some of America’s top political scientists and scholars as they analyze the results of the 2020 presidential election at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Pandemic brings increased attention to Open Access Week
October 19, 2020

The circumstances brought by COVID‑19 demonstrated why it is essential for universities to support online access to scholarly materials without the barriers often posed by cost and inadequate web accessibility.