PULLMAN, Wash. – The committee charged with naming a new provost and executive vice president for Washington State University has selected two finalists for the post and both candidates will be on campus next week to conduct interviews and meet with students, faculty and staff.
NEW YORK – The skull of a newly discovered 325-million-year-old shark-like species suggests that early cartilaginous and bony fishes have more to tell us about the early evolution of jawed vertebrates – including humans – than do modern sharks, as was previously thought.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Featuring the theme, “Advancing Public-Private Partnerships in Aerospace,” the second annual research symposium of The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) will be held April 21 in the Compton Union Building at Washington State University.
PULLMAN, Wash. – New federal guidelines for what products of nature might be eligible for patents will be discussed by a pharmacist/intellectual property lawyer at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building 305 at Washington State University Pullman. The presentation will be videoconferenced in SPBS 409 at WSU Spokane.Continue reading
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way.Continue reading
By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications
PULLMAN, Wash. – Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.Continue reading
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Two high-school sophomores who reduced gluten strength in bread earned first place in the food sciences category at the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair, held April 4-5 in Bremerton.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Posters and presentations about work done by 480 first-year students will be exhibited Monday-Wednesday, April 14-16, in the CUE second-floor atrium at Washington State University.Continue reading
By Tina Hilding, College of Engineering & Architecture
YAKIMA, Wash. – A new Washington State University study has found that a combination of agricultural emissions, human-based activity – like running car engines and burning woodstoves – and cold, still winter nights adds up to poorer air quality in the Yakima Valley than in much of the state.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – The idea of household robotics may seem far-fetched, but one researcher at Washington State University sees many parallels between the status of robotics today and computers in the early 1980s.