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Sept. 16: WSU Tri-Cities interactive robot artwork focus of TEDxRichland talk

Designed to pique curiosity along with uneasiness, the Huminal is about the size and shape of a large dog and covered with white plastic discs resembling scales or fur. Its four jointed legs give the appearance of walking as it rolls in an elliptical path outside its apparent den.RICHLAND, Wash. – “The Huminal,” an interactive, kinetic sculptural installation featuring an autonomous, mobile robot that senses and responds to changes in its environment, was completed this month by an interdisciplinary team at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Grant will create fellowships for researchers with disabilities at WSU

By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing

Jae Kennedy, WSU Health Policy & Administration
Kennedy

SPOKANE, Wash. – Research scientists with disabilities are underrepresented in the health sciences, yet such scholars bring needed perspective to understanding and improving health policies and services for people with disabilities. » More …

Common Reading book nominations for 2018-19 open through Nov. 1

By Bev Makhani, Undergraduate Education

Common Reading LogoPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Common Reading Program is accepting nominations for the 2018-19 students’ common reading book to coincide with the theme “Frontiers of technology, health and society.” » More …

Sept. 25: Business lecture explores strategy of risk in insurance industry

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

Greg Ness, StanCorp CEO
Ness

PULLMAN, Wash. – “Applied Risk: The Science and Strategy of Risk Mitigation in the Insurance Industry” will be presented 5-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Carson College of Business, Todd 216, Washington State University. » More …

Willoughby, Kruger recognized for outstanding faculty contributions

Willoughby, Bernardo, Kruger (l-r)PULLMAN, Wash. – Two WSU faculty members, Chad Kruger and Jessica Willoughby, were recognized by Provost Dan Bernardo at the Sept. 2 WSU vs. Montana State football game for their outstanding contributions as faculty members. » More …

Classroom technology, facilities upgraded in recent construction

Daggy Hall
Daggy Hall

By Deborah Carlson, General University Classroom Committee

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two recent construction projects on the Pullman campus have provided some needed additions to the types of classrooms and the technology available. » More …

2017 Global Case Competition registration now open

By Hunter Jones, Office of International Programs

Dignity Before Detention WSU global competition team PULLMAN, Wash. – Registration for the 2017 Global Case Competition is now open. Registration will be open until all teams are filled and meet the competition requirements. » More …

Mehrizi-Sani receives national engineering teaching award

By Mary Catherine Frantz, intern, WSU Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture

Mehrizi_Sani_WSU Voiland College 1PULLMAN, Wash. – Ali Mehrizi-Sani, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has received the prestigious Mac E. Van Valkenburg Early Career Teaching Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Education Society. » More …

Sept. 5: Common Reading lecture — HIV, AIDS stigmas persist into digital times 

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Jeffries, director of Washington State University’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center, will present “Not all video games and the brat pack: AIDS stigma from the 1980s to the digital age” as a common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tues., Sept. 5, in CUE 203.  » More …