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WSU Regents approve design phase for two research buildings

Global Animal Health Phase 2
Global Animal Health Phase 2

VANCOUVER, Wash. – The Washington State University Board of Regents today approved moving forward with the design phase for two new research and laboratory facilities planned for the Pullman campus. » More …

Top business students invited to join international honor society

PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifteen Washington State University students earned membership into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international business honor society. Recipients are business majors within the Carson College of Business who rank in the top 10 percent of the baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an international organization. » More …

Huge carbon sink exists in soil minerals WSU researcher finds

By Eric Sorensen, WSU News

Marc-Kramer-wsu environment chemistry
Kramer

VANCOUVER, Wash. – A Washington State University researcher has discovered that vast amounts of carbon can be stored by soil minerals more than a foot below the surface. The finding could help offset the rising greenhouse-gas emissions helping warm the Earth’s climate. » More …

Puyallup entrepreneur transforms unemployment into sweet cheesecake success

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

PUYALLUP, Wash. – When Danelle Hillman found herself unemployed with a young daughter to support and another mortgage payment due, she cried for a week, then put her faith in God and a 20-year-old cheesecake recipe. » More …

Nov. 8: Hanford Site cleanup focus of WSU Tri-Cities presentation

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

hanford cleanup scene courtesy of doeRICHLAND, Wash. – The progress and future of cleanup efforts at the Hanford Site will be the focus of a presentation by Tom Fletcher, deputy manager of the Department of Energy’s Richland Operations Office, 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the WSU Tri-Cities East Auditorium. » More …

Transformation of graphite into hexagonal diamond documented by WSU researchers

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts and Sciences

Stefan Turneaure
Turneaure

PULLMAN, Wash. – A new study by Washington State University researchers answers longstanding questions about the formation of a rare type of diamond during major meteorite strikes. » More …