By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension
WENATCHEE, Wash. – Farmers markets in the state have more than doubled in the last decade, from nearly 80 to more than 160, according to a recent report by Washington State University. The report is based on a 2010 study that examined economic and community impacts of farmers markets that could help shape strategies and policies to sustain them.Continue reading
SEATTLE – The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for the Northwest has announced that a video project created by Washington State University Athletics for the Pac-12 Network has been nominated for an Emmy award.
By Linda Weiford, WSU News
PULLMAN, Wash. – With all the heavy machinery and detection instruments being used to comb through debris at the Oso, Wash., landslide zone, there’s a small wet object getting heavy usage that deserves a closer look.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s purchase of the Interfaith House is an action item on the May agenda of the WSU Board of Regents.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The committee charged with naming a new provost and executive vice president for Washington State University has selected two finalists for the post and both candidates will be on campus next week to conduct interviews and meet with students, faculty and staff.
NEW YORK – The skull of a newly discovered 325-million-year-old shark-like species suggests that early cartilaginous and bony fishes have more to tell us about the early evolution of jawed vertebrates – including humans – than do modern sharks, as was previously thought.Continue reading
PULLMAN, Wash. – Featuring the theme, “Advancing Public-Private Partnerships in Aerospace,” the second annual research symposium of The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) will be held April 21 in the Compton Union Building at Washington State University.
By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences
PULLMAN, Wash. – I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way.Continue reading
By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications
PULLMAN, Wash. – Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.Continue reading
By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Two high-school sophomores who reduced gluten strength in bread earned first place in the food sciences category at the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair, held April 4-5 in Bremerton.Continue reading