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WSU Tri-Cities signs land agreement for student housing

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities signed a land lease agreement this week with Corporate Pointe Developers, LLC, out of Pullman, Wash., to build an 800-bed complex for student housing. » More …

New radiochemistry training offered to WSU grad students

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

WallPULLMAN, Wash. – A new radiochemistry trainee program at Washington State University will help address a critical shortage of scientists in the nuclear energy industry. » More …

Northwest wineries, vineyards promote wine country tourism

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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Pacific Northwest wineries and vineyards are exploring a new, specific way to promote their wines: “terroir tourism.” » More …

Jazz weekend raises $170,000 to benefit WSU wine science

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By Kaury Balcom, viticulture & enology

RICHLAND, Wash. – A three-day celebration of Washington wines attracted hundreds of guests from across the Pacific Northwest and raised over $170,000 to support wine research and education at Washington State University. » More …

Prospective Tri-Cities students schedule Pokémon Go tours

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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Specially scheduled tours of the Washington State University Tri-Cities campus will incorporate stops and routes allowing prospective students to view campus while collecting and battling their favorite Pokémon. » More …

Multimillion dollar grant to support nuclear waste cleanup

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

Aurora-Clark,-left,-and-Sue-ClarkPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory researchers have received a four-year, multimillion dollar grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to study the chemical reactions that cause nuclear waste to change over time. » More …

Employer registration open for WSU Tri-Cities Career Fair

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The 2015 fair. (Photo by Justin Hawkes, WSU Tri-Cities)

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Registration is open for employers who want to host a booth at the Washington State University Tri-Cities Career Fair, which will be 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Consolidated Information Center building on campus. » More …

WSU receives federal grants to grow nursing workforce

By Alli Benjamin, College of Nursing

WSU-Nursing-Pathways-students-80RICHLAND, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Nursing received three federal grants totaling $1.1 million to reduce health disparities in Washington, increase access to qualified healthcare providers in rural and underserved areas and expand nurse educator preparation. » More …

Community invited to ‘buy a brick’ for student union

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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Members of the community are invited to become part of Washington State University Tri-Cities’ new student union building by buying a brick, bench or patio planter. » More …