News topics — Life and death wheat gene; Climate research

Following are links to several recent media articles regarding WSU faculty and staff, or addressing issues in higher education. To see a full article, just click on the live URL link.

* New York Times — ”A perennial search for perfect wheat,” in which WSU geneticist Stephen Jones sees a simple answer to life-and death issue, http://www.nytimes.com/2007/06/05/science/05wheat.html?ex=1181707200&en=e92d03f4efcbf71d&ei=5070&emc=eta1

* The Science Coalition — Features article on ”WSU receives $900,000 EPA grant for climate change research,”  http://www.sciencecoalition.org/showContent.cfm?id=335&section=briefingroom&pageName=University%20Science%20Today  (see longer version on WSU Today online)

* KNDO, KNDU-TV — EWU selling downtown Spokane center to move to joint WSU campus, http://www.kndo.com/Global/story.asp?S=6607639&nav=menu484_2

* Washington CEO — Q&A with Eric Spangenberg, dean of WSU’s College of Business, http://www.washingtonceo.com/index.php?id=90&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=798&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=146&cHash=07e66b85d0

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