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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.

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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.

Read the Constitution out loud on Sept. 17
September 14, 2020

The annual WSU Libraries’ event will be held on Zoom this year. Organized by Social Sciences and Government Information Librarian Lorena O’English, the event celebrates the signing of the Constitution in 1787.

Students invited to tackle housing affordability
September 9, 2020

WSU students and college students from around the region are invited to tackle the challenge of improving affordable housing in the United States as part of the Hack‑A‑House competition.

Fear of Missing Out impacts people of all ages
August 26, 2020

The social anxiety that other people are having fun without you is more associated with loneliness, low self-esteem and low self-compassion than with age, according to new WSU research.