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Showcase celebration previewed, honorees recapped

showcase-l-2-9-09PULLMAN, Wash. – The academic expertise and outreach of Washington State University will be displayed and celebrated Thursday and Friday, March 27 and 28, during the annual Showcase. Events will culminate with the Celebrating Excellence Recognition Banquet, where the WSU community honors the outstanding achievements of faculty and staff. » More …

War veterans find peace with a hoe and pitchfork

By Sylvia Kantor, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 

CultivatingSuccessLogo-250SEQUIM, Wash. – Military veterans on the Olympic Peninsula are healing invisible wounds of war by tending the earth. They are part of a trend taking root across the country called agrotherapy, which helps veterans not only overcome difficulties like post-traumatic stress syndrome but also gain skills to help support themselves and their families. » More …

$1.5M grant helps turn chemical weapon into medical marvel

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

Xian-green-tube-130PULLMAN, Wash. – A middle-aged man is stricken by a heart attack and crumples to the floor. But when paramedics arrive, they skip the oxygen and instead administer a bit of toxic gas that puts the patient into a protective state of “hibernation.” Later, fully recovered in the hospital, the man’s heart shows little sign of damage. » More …

San Francisco baker to savor, share Northwest grain flavors

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Tartine-cover-120MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chad Robertson, award-winning baker and co-owner of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine, will explore new flavors as he tests Northwest-grown whole grains March 27-29 in the bread lab at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. » More …

WSU continues Borlaug legacy in global ag, food security

By Jane Payumo, Office of International Programs

pannkuk-80PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU faculty will train the next generation of leaders in new research and laboratory techniques when the university hosts five international scientists awarded Norman Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowships. » More …

President’s blog: Lawmakers deliver for students, biofuels

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington lawmakers are heading home after successfully completing their 2014 session on time. Their supplemental budget includes several critical provisions that will directly benefit students at Washington State University and throughout the state, and I thank them for that. » More …