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Online media course enhances policeman’s career

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

Smith-80ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. – It was a disturbing phone call for even the most seasoned of police officers. Hours after Fourth of July celebrations died down, someone abandoned a six-week-old baby girl in the middle of the road.Continue reading

Identifying grapevine fungus may help fight disease

By Erika Holmes, Viticulture & Enology

Holland-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University have documented seven fungal species that cause cankers in grapevines. These new findings could reduce the incidence of grapevine trunk disease in Washington vineyards by preventing the problem before it becomes widespread.Continue reading

WSU Tri-Cities’ TRiO program awarded $1.1 million DOE grant

RICHLAND, Wash. – The U.S. Department of Education recently awarded the Washington State University Tri-Cities’ TRiO Student Support Services program a five-year services grant for $1.1 million. The purpose of the grant is to provide institutions of higher education and thousands of students with academic and other support services they need to succeed in college.Continue reading

WSU hires UW prof to lead nutrition, exercise degree program

Duncan-Glen_headSPOKANE, Wash. – Glen E. Duncan, Ph.D., former associate professor and graduate program coordinator for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Washington, has been named chair of the program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP) at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane.Continue reading

WSU, UI students dive into submarine competition

robo-sub-club-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Engineering students from Washington State University and University of Idaho will put their robotics ingenuity to the test July 20-26 in an international submarine robot contest.Continue reading