WSU News Press Releases

Feb. 9: WSU philosopher speaks on the ethics of punishment

Matt-StichterPULLMAN, Wash. – Criminal justice reform, punishment and ethics will be considered by Matt Stichter, Washington State University associate professor of philosophy, at a free, public common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, in CUE 203. » More …

Advisor boosts business’ failing expansion to doubled revenue

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By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

TUKWILA, Wash. – If your furnace is working overtime and you still have a cold, drafty house, the usual suspects are old windows and poor insulation. Or maybe a worn out furnace. » More …

40 years of science: Organic ag key to feeding the world

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient yields, be profitable for farmers, protect and improve the environment and be safer for farm workers. » More …

Power-grid experts gather March 8-10

power-conferenceSPOKANE, Wash. – Hundreds of power and energy industry experts and visionaries will participate in the “Intelligence behind Smart Grids” conference March 8-10 at the historic Davenport Hotel in Spokane, Wash. » More …

Feb. 8: Child of civil rights to visit kids, teach WSU workshop

By Dustin VandeHoef, College of Education intern

Paula-Young-SheltonPULLMAN, Wash. – You’re never too young to start making a difference. That’s what author and civil rights activist Paula Young Shelton will tell elementary school students – and university students learning to teach them – when she visits Pullman on Monday, Feb. 8. » More …

Feb. 17: Celebrities’ letters explore the ups and downs of fame

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – When David Bowie received his first American fan letter in 1967, he sat right down in his manager’s office to type a personal response, “even though Ken is shouting at me to get on with a script he badly needs.” When Alec Guinness wrote to a friend from the set of “Star Wars” in 1976, he had trouble remembering his costar’s name: “Tennyson (that can’t be right) Ford – Ellison (? – No!) … Harrison Ford – ever heard of him?” » More …

International agreement bolsters WSU graduate education

agreement-signedPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has entered into an agreement with Shandong Chambroad Holding Co. Ltd., a private Chinese corporation, to educate WSU doctoral students to meet significant societal needs in energy and environment. » More …