WSU News Press Releases

WSU Regents in planning retreat next week in Woodinville

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Regents of Washington State University will meet for annual planning discussions in a retreat scheduled June 2-3, in Woodinville, Wash.  The retreat will begin with dinner at 6:30 p.m. on June 2 in the Cedar Room of Willows Lodge, 14580 NE 145th St. » More …

High school students win at alternative energy challenge

imagine-tomorrow-alaska-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Approximately $100,000 in cash prizes was awarded to high school teams from Washington and Idaho at the Alaska Airlines’ Imagine Tomorrow competition. » More …

Researchers shed light on important catalyst structure

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

chemistry-coverPULLMAN, Wash. – Volkswagen’s disgrace last year for altering software to pass emissions tests highlighted a problem for the auto industry: People want vehicles that are both non-polluting and fuel efficient, but they are difficult to produce with current technologies. » More …

Media advisory: Tri-Cities running start celebrates first year

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will celebrate the first year of its running start program with a ceremony at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 25, on the grassy area between the West Building and Consolidated Information Center (CIC) on campus. » More …

Torklift expands exports with global market research

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

SUMNER, Wash. – Torklift International has made hitches, suspension products, steps and more in Washington since 1976 and started building export capacity about 10 years ago. Sales in Australia have been so strong that in 2015 the company opened a warehouse and distribution center in Sydney. » More …

Inland waterways emit more carbon than expected

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

heping-liuPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have found that greenhouse-gas emissions from lakes and inland waterways may be as much as 45 percent greater than previously thought. » More …

Organic produce available from WSU starting May 27

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

radishes-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The Eggert Family Organic Farm at Washington State University will hold its first farm sale of the season 3-6 p.m. Friday, May 27. The farm is located on Animal Sciences Road, just off Terra View Road, and directly behind the WSU Bear Center near Grimes Way. » More …

Advising helps woodworker grow business, financial acumen

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Custom cabinetry shop Beech Tree Woodworks grew out of owner Nic James’ passion for wood and appreciation of quality craftsmanship. Then it grew out of its location in a 2,200-square-foot shop under his apartment. » More …

Students compete in alternative energy challenge

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

im-tomm-headPULLMAN, Wash. – More than 500 students from 40 schools in Washington and Idaho will compete at Washington State University Saturday for up to $100,000 in cash prizes in the Alaska Airlines’ Imagine Tomorrow competition. » More …

Through July 1: Museum of Art displays newest works

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art

PULLMAN, Wash. – Andy Warhol and Jim Dine prints, as well as Northwest works from the Seattle Art Museum, will be among the pieces on exhibit through July 1 in “From the Collection: New Acquisitions” at the Washington State University Museum of Art. » More …