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$1.5M grant helps turn chemical weapon into medical marvel

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

Xian-green-tube-130PULLMAN, Wash. – A middle-aged man is stricken by a heart attack and crumples to the floor. But when paramedics arrive, they skip the oxygen and instead administer a bit of toxic gas that puts the patient into a protective state of “hibernation.” Later, fully recovered in the hospital, the man’s heart shows little sign of damage. » More …

San Francisco baker to savor, share Northwest grain flavors

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Tartine-cover-120MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chad Robertson, award-winning baker and co-owner of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine, will explore new flavors as he tests Northwest-grown whole grains March 27-29 in the bread lab at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. » More …

March 26-27: Environmental writer explores storytelling

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Cronon-80PULLMAN, Wash. – William Cronon, one of the country’s foremost environmental writers, thinkers and historians, will be the featured speaker at two free, public events March 26-27 as part of Washington State University’s Visiting Writer Series. » More …

March 29: School of Food Science hosts regional trivia bowl

IFT-logo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Six teams of students from seven universities will compete at Washington State University as the School of Food Science hosts a regional quiz bowl, part of the annual Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) Pacific West area meeting. » More …

Political scientist alumnus honored for teaching, service

Ogden-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Retired political scientist Daniel M. Ogden, Jr., of Vancouver, Wash., recently was honored with the Washington State University Alumni Association (WSUAA) Alumni Achievement Award for a 50-year career of service to academia, the federal government and the local community. » More …