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March 7: Psychology students teach about the human brain
February 10, 2015

brainPULLMAN, Wash. – Psychology students from Washington State University will teach visitors about the human brain 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, March 7, at the Palouse Discovery Science Center, 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman.

Through mid-May: Exhibit features local shelter animals
February 5, 2015

By Nella Letizia, WSU Libraries

PULLMAN, Wash. – Kyla Lakin’s dogs and cats stare out of her paintings with trust, alertness and hope, much as they did in life. The Washington State University student knew them all as temporary residents of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSOP) in Moscow, Idaho, before they became the stars of WSU Animal Health Library’s next “Art in the Library” exhibit.

Students get grant to promote computer science to girls
February 5, 2015

cougar-quest-160PULLMAN, Wash. – Women who become computer scientists end up in high-paying, interesting jobs where they tackle challenges that make a difference in the world. So why are fewer girls studying computer science than 30 years ago?

Tools help elderly maintain independence
February 3, 2015

hearing-helpSPOKANE, Wash. – Sometimes a simple tool to help put on a pair of socks or open a jar can keep the elderly or those with disabilities living independently in their own home longer.

Feb. 1: Annual university recycling contest begins
January 30, 2015

By Jenna Bracken, Waste Management intern

Recycle-100PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University will start tracking waste weights for RecycleMania 2015 on Sunday, Feb. 1. A new aspect of the annual challenge will encourage students and employees to earn points by sharing progress on social media.

Jan. 19: Sign up for MLK day of service projects
December 15, 2014

MLKPULLMAN, Wash. – A variety of local one-time service projects will be available for student participation on the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, Jan. 19, at Washington State University.

Dec. 10: Students present small-town, library designs
December 8, 2014


PULLMAN, Wash. – New uses for historic rock houses in LaCrosse, Wash., and ideas for Little Free Library boxes in small towns on the Palouse will be discussed in a free, public presentation by Washington State University fourth-year interior design students 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, in the Carpenter Hall second-floor gallery.

Students team with Rwanda peers as coffee consultants
December 3, 2014

Rwanda studentPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University students are serving as consultants to Starbucks and other coffee companies as part of a two-year international development project. It aims to provide hands-on learning and career opportunities in agribusiness for Rwandans – and especially for women.