WSU News Press Releases

Oct. 13: Comedy company takes aim at U.S. history

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By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Reduced Shakespeare Company will career through 600 years of history in 6,000 seconds when “The Complete History of America (abridged): Election Edition” comes to Washington State University at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Daggy Hall’s Jones Theatre. » More …

Eliminate Rabies program reaches 50,000 dog vaccinations

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PULLMAN, Wash. – More than 99 percent of the people infected with rabies get it from the bite of an unvaccinated dog. Washington State University believes it can prevent those infections. » More …

Reservoirs play substantial role in global warming

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

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John Harrison

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University researchers say the world’s reservoirs are an underappreciated source of greenhouse gases, producing the equivalent of roughly 1 gigaton of carbon dioxide a year, or 1.3 percent of all greenhouse gases produced by humans. » More …

Student works to boost renewable energy in Philippines

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

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Elmer Villota

RICHLAND, Wash. – In Elmar Villota’s home country of the Philippines, as much as 15 percent of households do not have electricity. Villota, a doctoral student in biological systems engineering at Washington State University Tri-Cities, is motivated to close that gap with renewable energy. » More …

Researchers make breakthrough in biobased materials

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

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Xiao Zhang

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have developed a way to practically separate lignin from wood, a breakthrough that could provide new sources of lignin for advanced renewable fuel and advanced materials applications. » More …

Oct. 4, 7: Voice, oboe star in faculty concerts

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Brian Carter

PULLMAN, Wash. – World oboe music and a lecture/performance presentation of vocal works will comprise upcoming concerts in the Washington State University Faculty Artist Series, which raises funds for School of Music student scholarships. » More …

Oct. 12, 13: Changes, challenge of energy market explored

By Monique Van Sant, WSU Tri-Cities intern

conca-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Scientist James Conca will talk about the evolution and future of the worldwide energy market and specific dangers facing energy sources at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, and at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in the East Auditorium at Washington State University Tri-Cities. » More …

Research examines effect of pot legalization on policing

By Eric Sorensen, WSU science writer

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Mary Stohr

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers are undertaking a $1 million, three-year study of how the state’s legalization of marijuana has affected law enforcement and crime. The study will look at state, county and tribal police jurisdictions, as well as policing in neighboring states. » More …

Sept. 28: Board of Directors of WSU affiliate GOLD to meet

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Board of Directors of Global Operations and Leadership Development (GOLD), a non-profit corporation affiliated with Washington State University, will hold its annual meeting on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 2:00 pm. The meeting will be held in the French Administration Building, Room 422, at Washington State University in Pullman, Washington. » More …