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Nov. 13: Business leaders hear about online MBA

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

PHOENIX – Washington State University’s College of Business will hold a free, public networking event focusing on the online master of business administration (MBA) and Executive MBA programs 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13, at the Scottsdale Marriott Old Town Hotel, 7325 E. 3rd Ave. » More …

Researchers acquit guava of spreading deadly fungus

By Brian Clark, WSU News

Peever-T-2013-80PULLMAN, Wash. – No more pitting guava against eucalyptus when it comes to explaining how a poorly understood fungal disease spreads. That is the conclusion reported by an international team of scientists in the journal Molecular Ecology ( The team used a common forensic technique to clear guava’s good name. » More …

Bread lab helps artisan bakers analyze, perfect recipes


Jeffrey Hamelman, King Arthur Flour bakery director and award-winning author, is one of several visiting bakers who will put their recipes to the test at the bread lab at WSU Mount Vernon.

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Artisan bakers from King Arthur Flour will be the first of many from across the United States to add a pinch of technology to their recipes at the new bread laboratory at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. » More …

Science Coalition honors Murray with champion award

murrayWASHINGTON, D.C. – The Science Coalition today presented Sen. Patty Murray with its Champion of Science Award in recognition of her commitment to funding the basic research that keeps the United States and the state of Washington at the forefront of scientific discovery and technological innovation. The award was presented in Washington, D.C., by Washington State University President Elson S. Floyd.

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Nov. 25: College of Business fundraiser open to public


By Sue McMurray, College of Business

SEATTLE – Eric Spangenberg, dean of Washington State University’s College of Business, will host the college’s Fifth Annual Dean’s Leadership Celebration on Monday, Nov. 25, at the Seattle Fairmont Olympic Hotel. WSU alumni, Pacific Northwest business leaders and the public are invited. » More …