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WSU Tri-Cities to become tobacco free beginning Aug. 22

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

quit-smokingRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will join the other WSU campuses and more than 900 universities nationwide in becoming tobacco free beginning Aug. 22. » More …

Study compares wines from diseased and healthy vines

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GLD-affected cabernet sauvignon vines, left, and healthy vines.

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

PROSSER, Wash. – Grapevine leafroll disease (GLD) has plagued vineyards for centuries, but little is known about how this virus impacts the fruit quality and actual wine produced from grapes of affected plants. » More …

Carson College of Business recognizes faculty, staff, students

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By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Carson College of Business recently honored its outstanding faculty, staff and graduate students during an annual awards event at Washington State University Pullman. » More …

Tri-Cities, Vancouver students can ‘invest in success’

student-successPULLMAN, Wash. – A second $1 million grant to the Office of the Provost means students at the Vancouver and Tri-Cities campuses will have the opportunity to apply for Invest in Success this fall. » More …

May 7: About 377 to participate in Tri-Cities commencement

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Tri-Cities-commencementRICHLAND, Wash. – Approximately 377 students will participate in the Washington State University Tri-Cities commencement ceremony, which begins at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at the Toyota Center, 7000 W. Grandridge Blvd. in Kennewick, Wash. » More …

WSU researchers share in ‘Breakthrough Prize’

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers and adjunct faculty are among the scientists and engineers chosen to receive the coveted “Breakthrough Prize” for their role in the detection of gravitational waves 100 years after Albert Einstein predicted them. » More …