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Tri-Cities professor presents contrasting science about pesticide

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Felsot-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – A Washington State University Tri-Cities professor intends to “clear the air” of misconceptions surrounding the controversial herbicide Roundup when he speaks at ecology and pesticide workshops in Chile next month.Continue reading

April 25: Future of radio examined in free, public forum

By Darin Watkins, Murrow College of Communication

Evergreen-radioRICHLAND, Wash. – A short re-creation of a live circa 1930s radio broadcast will be part of a free, public discussion about the future of community radio at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 25, in the Washington State University Tri-Cities East Auditorium. The forum is the inaugural event of the Northwest Hall of Radio History.Continue reading

Chancellors mark 25 years of regional campuses at capitol

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

25-anniversaryOLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington State University chancellors traveled to the state capitol this week to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the regional campuses and to witness passage of Senate Resolution 8663 honoring their 1989 founding.Continue reading

WSU Tri-Cities student chosen for national leadership institute

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RomanLara-mugRICHLAND, Wash. – After serving in various leadership roles at Washington State University Tri-Cities, graduating senior Roman Lara is among 32 students nationwide selected for a summer leadership institute in Stoney Brook, New York.Continue reading

April 23: Prospective students explore degree offerings

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Tri-Cities-prospective-students-detailRICHLAND, Wash. – Prospective students and their families can explore options to pursue bachelor’s degrees at a free, public preview 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, April 23, in the West Building at Washington State University Tri-Cities, 2710 Crimson Way, Richland.Continue reading

April 17, 18: Cougar Pride Day offers opportunities for service

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

coug-in-communityRICHLAND, Wash. – The public is invited to participate in two community service projects with Washington State University Tri-Cities students, employees and alumni on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18.Continue reading

Largest SURCA competition names 51 top researchers


By Beverly Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

SURCA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – The 2015 Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) at Washington State University broke many records March 30 – in participation, attendance and number of winners, awards and sponsoring donors. Continue reading

April 18: More than 500 youths to compete at science, tech day

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – More than 500 middle and high school students from 10 area schools will compete at the annual Yakima Valley/Tri-Cities MESA Day at 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Washington State University Tri-Cities.Continue reading

April 10: Student financial communications marks anniversary

1-yearPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University community is invited to a brief ceremony and refreshments to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the communications center in Student Financial Services at 2 p.m. Friday, April 10 in Lighty 380.Continue reading