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Starts Oct. 13: Wood to biofuel webinar series offered

By Charles Burke, WSU NARA

hands holding wood byproducts1 (1)PULLMAN, Wash. – The newest findings about using material left in forest slash piles to produce alternative biofuels for jet aircraft and other co-products will be presented in a series of five free wood-to-biofuel webinars in October.Continue reading

Hotel ‘greenwashing’ dirties eco-friendly reputation

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

go-green-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Hotels across the globe are increasingly encouraging guests to embrace green practices. Yet while guests think they are supporting the environment by shutting off lights and reusing towels, they may in fact be victims of “greenwashing,” a corporation’s deceitful practice of promoting environmentally friendly programs while hiding ulterior motives.Continue reading

Oct. 5: Can China’s investments in U.S. be a win-win?

By Adriana Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Styles-webPULLMAN, Wash. – The implications of Chinese economic investments in the U.S. and parts of Africa will be discussed by international business experts and former U.S. Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin at 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in CUE 203 at Washington State University.Continue reading

WSU lab confirms bluetongue virus killing deer, livestock

By Charlie Powell, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory located in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine has confirmed bluetongue virus (BTV) in 42 animals submitted from Washington and Idaho this fall.Continue reading