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Study: Economic, community impacts of farmers markets

By Sylvia Kantor, WSU Extension

Colorful-carrots-at-farmers-market-by-Michael-Porter-CC-120WENATCHEE, 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

WSU Athletics video production receives Emmy nomination

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.

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WSU selects two finalists for provost, executive V.P. position

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.

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April 21: WSU to host aerospace research symposium

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.

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Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

Happy-80PULLMAN, 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