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WSU Vancouver to present top awards at commencement

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Annual awards for research, teaching, service and student achievement will be presented by Washington State University Vancouver at the commencement ceremony at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 7, at Sunlight Supply Amphitheater in Ridgefield, Wash. » More …

Model predicts how forests will respond to climate change

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

projected-forest-types-in-U.S.VANCOUVER, Wash. – Drought could render the U.S. Northeast’s mixed forests unsustainable after 2050 while Washington’s Cascade Mountains may require tropical and subtropical forest species, according to researchers using a new type of mathematical model at Washington State University. » More …

Five grad students earn science foundation fellowships

PULLMAN, Wash. – Five Washington State University students have received National Science Foundation graduate research fellowships. Of 17,000 applicants, 2,000 students across the U.S. received the three-year awards. » More …

WSU research reaches to marine science center display

By Tim Marsh, WSU News retiree

NEWPORT, Ore. – Tropical yellow tang, among the most popular aquarium fish, on display in the visitor center of the Hatfield Marine Science Center are part of a research project about aquarium fish survival conducted in part by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver. » More …

WSU president-elect Schulz to tour state campuses

Kirk-Schulz-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University President-elect Kirk Schulz and wife Noel will visit WSU campus locations Friday and Monday to make brief remarks and participate in question-and-answer sessions with WSU students, faculty and staff. » More …

Engaging research summary wins Three Minute Thesis

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Phillip Uribe won the annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition Tuesday afternoon at Washington State University. It is part of the annual Showcase celebration of faculty, staff and student achievement. » More …

Researchers grow cyberforests to predict climate change

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – It can take Mother Nature 1,000 years to grow a forest. But Nikolay Strigul, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics at Washington State University Vancouver, can grow one on a computer in three weeks. » More …