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Schweitzer gift in memory of powerful professor Flechsig

By Marissa Mararac, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Al-FlechsigPULLMAN, Wash. – In honor of a fondly remembered professor, Edmund Schweitzer and Schweitzer Engineering Lab are making donations of $100,000 each to the Alfred and Nancy Flechsig Fund for Laboratory Improvement at Washington State University.Continue reading

Crimson crime-scene solver: Karen Green

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

blood-dropsPUYALLUP, Wash. – The “blood” that Karen Green flung from her gloved hand fanned out in droplets on the wall in front of her. The size, shape and location of blood spatter can reveal a lot about how a violent crime is carried out, she told a CBS correspondent during a recently aired segment of the news program “48 Hours.”Continue reading

Air quality, health policy researcher receives alumni award

Ted-RussellPULLMAN, Wash. – Armistead (Ted) G. Russell, an engineering researcher and professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, was honored Thursday, Nov. 5, with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for his work in air quality science tied to health, public policy and sustainable development.Continue reading

Oct. 30: ‘Disease detective’ recounts Ebola outbreak

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Emily-Pieracci-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Emily Pieracci returns to her hometown to talk about her work “Stalking Ebola: A Disease Detective’s Journey through Sierra Leone” at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities.Continue reading

Army Veterinary Corps chief receives top alumni award

PULLMAN, Wash. – Brig. Gen. John L. Poppe, chief of the U.S. Army Veterinary Corps, received the 2015 Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, Washington State University’s highest alumni honor, on Friday, Oct. 16.Continue reading

Oct. 16: Open house, exhibit honor landscape pioneer, alum

By Seth Truscott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

Tom-Berger-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Blending of the natural and urban worlds was pioneered by landscape architect Tom Berger at schools and universities, flagship stores, offices and parks across the Pacific Northwest.Continue reading