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Dr. Universe: Why are mountains cold in the mountains if heat rises and it’s closer to the sun?

Dr. UniverseIt all has to do with our atmosphere. We may not always think about it, but we are basically living in a giant ocean of air.

See the full answer, featuring WSU environmental engineer Shelley Pressley, at the Dr. Universe website.

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Kimmerer lecture Tuesday prompts luncheon, watch parties, museum booklet

WSU programs are hosting watch parties and other activities for students to engage in the common-reading virtual lecture by “Braiding Sweetgrass” author Robin Wall Kimmerer at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.

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Kimmerer lecture Tuesday prompts luncheon, watch parties, museum booklet

WSU programs are hosting watch parties and other activities for students to engage in the common-reading virtual lecture by “Braiding Sweetgrass” author Robin Wall Kimmerer at 6 p.m. Tuesday evening.

Mourning the loss of Tyre Nichols

Washington State University System President Kirk Schulz released the following letter to the WSU community on Friday, Jan. 27 addressing the tragic death of Tyre Nichols earlier this month.

Forest debris could shelter huckleberry from climate change

WSU scientists are at work in Northwest forests, studying how fallen logs and other woodland debris could shelter the huckleberry from a hotter, drier future.

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