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WSU praises Senate support for FAA Center of Excellence
June 26, 2015

RICHLAND, Wash. – Officials at Washington State University applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee today for including $10.5 million for the FAA Center of Excellence for Alternative Jet Fuels and Environment in its funding measure for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

Device would measure pain in premature infants
June 1, 2015

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane and
Angie Funaiole, Office of Commercialization

Schiavenato-Martin-webSPOKANE, Wash. – The ability to measure pain in premature infants could help prevent them from developing tragic disabilities, says a researcher at Washington State University Spokane who just received a $235,000 grant from the state Life Sciences Discovery Fund for his work in this area.

Grant to fund feasibility study of research park rehab
May 26, 2015

research-parkPULLMAN, Wash. – A recent federal grant will allow Washington State University to study the economic and technical viability of renovating the buildings at its research and technology park on the north edge of campus. 

Research funding for celiac-safe wheat, pain detection
May 21, 2015

lsdf-logoSEATTLE – Washington State University research projects about celiac disease-safe wheat and premature infant pain detection are among the ideas to receive $2.9 million in funding from Washington’s Life Sciences Discovery Fund.

April 6 deadline to apply for summer research experience
March 24, 2015

By Brenda Alling, WSU Vancouver

summer-researchVANCOUVER, Wash. – Undergraduate students can apply through April 6 to do nine weeks of hands-on science research and professional development at Washington State University Vancouver June 15-Aug. 14.

Grant to fund interactive, sculptural ‘art machine’
January 27, 2015

By Madison Rosenbaum, WSU Tri-Cities communications intern

Creston-80RICHLAND, Wash. – Sena Clara Creston has received a grant from the state nonprofit Artist Trust to construct an “art machine” entitled “The Umbrella Ship.”

$1M to study climate change impacts on defense facilities
December 17, 2014

DemissieRICHLAND, Wash. – Protecting U.S. defense facilities from risks posed by climate change is the focus of research at Washington State University Tri-Cities recently funded through a four-year, $994,000 contract with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).

Industry/university bioplastics research center a first
December 3, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

bioplastics-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – “Plastics… There’s a great future in plastics.” That line from the 1967 movie, “The Graduate,” could be revised to say that the future is now in bioplastics.

Grant funds ‘smart city’ power grid lab at WSU
October 17, 2014

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Liu-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Addressing the critical national need for a reliable and secure electric power grid, Washington State University researchers are building the most comprehensive “smart city” laboratory in the U.S. to test smart grid technologies.

WSU gets grant to grow family engagement in education
September 25, 2014

By Lindsey Smith, College of Education intern

Jennifer-LeBeau-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Education is important from a young age, and one Washington State University researcher is looking to make it a family affair.