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April 4: Science teachers-to-be explain nanotechnology
March 18, 2015

By C. Brandon Chapman, College of Education

NanoDaysPULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University studying to be science teachers will help children conduct hands-on experiments at the tiniest scales during NanoDays at the Palouse Discovery Science Center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman.

Student-designed software helps nonprofit gain efficiency
March 16, 2015

By Joseph Jensen, WSU Tri-Cities marketing & communications intern

DRC-logoRICHLAND, Wash. – A nonprofit mediation service is spending more time educating and serving clients and less time on administration, thanks to software designed last summer by students in a Washington State University Tri-Cities computer science class.

March 21: Nursing students collect items for needy families
March 16, 2015

Coug-in-the-CommunityRICHLAND, Wash. – Nursing students will partner with the Tri-Cities Union Gospel Mission (UGM) to collect items for needy local families 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 21, at the Washington State University College of Nursing facility at 1266 E. Lee Blvd., Richland.

April 4: Science teachers-to-be explain nanotechnology
March 6, 2015

NanoDaysPULLMAN, Wash. – Students at Washington State University studying to be science teachers will help children conduct hands-on experiments during NanoDays at the Palouse Discovery Science Center 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 4, at 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman.

Global case challenge revealed to record number of students
February 24, 2015

By Craig Lawson, International Programs

globe_pacificrimistock_350pxPULLMAN, Wash. – The case study for the annual Global Case Competition at Washington State University was revealed to a record number of participants Monday. This year’s challenge centers on plastic waste in Manaus, Brazil.

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?