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. – Phase 1 of Northside residence hall at WSU has received LEED silver certification.Continue reading
By Kate Wilhite, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – Unsure of what wheat variety to plant this year? There’s a tool for that. Need help measuring the nitrogen levels in your field, before or after harvest? There’s a tool for that too, thanks to Washington State University.Continue reading
By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer
PULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers led by a Washington State University biologist have found that arid areas, among the biggest ecosystems on the planet, take up an unexpectedly large amount of carbon as levels of carbon dioxide increase in the atmosphere. The findings give scientists a better handle on the earth’s carbon budget – how much carbon remains in the atmosphere as CO2, contributing to global warming, and how much gets stored in the land or ocean in other carbon-containing forms.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd announced today that the College of Engineering and Architecture will name its newest building in recognition of PACCAR’s major donation to the school. The new 96,000 square foot building will be named the PACCAR Environmental Technology Building, and will be a hub for faculty from engineering, the sciences, and allied fields to engage in cutting-edge interdisciplinary environmental technology research and education.Continue reading
By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications
SEATTLE, Wash. – Efforts to establish a quinoa production center in the Pacific Northwest will be presented by crop breeding expert Kevin Murphy at the Washington State University Innovators lecture and lunch 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, 721 Pine St., Seattle. Register at http://bit.ly/1dLtwOL.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – International researchers say even one small act, such as failing to recycle a water bottle, can decrease commitment to an overall goal of well-being, such as protecting the environment.Continue reading
By Kate Halstead, WSU Extension
CASTLE ROCK, Wash. – Western Washington’s ability to grow rich, healthy pasture makes it an ideal location for growers wishing to take advantage of rising consumer demand for sustainably raised meat.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Entering the quinoa greenhouse on the Washington State University Pullman campus, the first thing you notice is the color. Row after row of tall plants grow in a shifting rainbow of yellow, orange, rose, purple, and green.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – With representatives of the university’s Board of Regents, senior administration and College of Engineering and Architecture faculty on hand, Washington State University today broke ground for the construction of a new $52.8 million, 96,000-square-foot interdisciplinary clean technology laboratory intended to house science and engineering programs and help address a variety of global and environmental challenges.