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A lynx walking down a rocky path.
Living at the edges
December 4, 2019

The prevalence of protected wildlife areas in borderlands makes international relations key to the survival of lynx, bears and other large migratory animals, according to new WSU research.

Closeup of U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar.
WSU professor leads investigation into Islamophobia online
November 6, 2019

The most striking finding concerned the fact that much of the anti-Muslim narrative was driven by a small handful of users, disseminating tweets through throngs of automated bots and sock puppet accounts that concealed the true identity of their owners.

WSU cougar logo.
Reminder about state restrictions on political activity
October 30, 2019

As a private citizen, employees are free to lobby or support candidates, issues and campaigns. But you must do so on your own time, with your own resources, and while making it clear that you are not speaking on behalf of Washington State University.

More Politics & Society

Building a new generation of female leaders in higher ed
October 28, 2019

With the help of a $1.2 million NSF grant, a WSU psychologist is leading a new program to empower women to seek career advancement and leadership opportunities in higher education throughout the northwest.

How strangers “speak” to us through the media
September 13, 2019

Visuals of two children affected by the ongoing Syrian conflict underscore connections between communication ethics and processes of mediation, according to new WSU research.

Selfie versus posie
August 20, 2019

If you lose sleep over the number of likes on your Instagram account, new WSU research suggests you might want to think twice before posting that selfie.

Who dominates the discourse of the past?
July 29, 2019

WSU anthropologists set out to determine how a rapidly evolving demographic and professional landscape is influencing the production and dissemination of knowledge in American archaeology.