WSU News

40 years of science: Organic ag key to feeding the world

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

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient yields, be profitable for farmers, protect and improve the environment and be safer for farm workers. » More …

International agreement bolsters WSU graduate education

agreement-signedPULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has entered into an agreement with Shandong Chambroad Holding Co. Ltd., a private Chinese corporation, to educate WSU doctoral students to meet significant societal needs in energy and environment. » More …

Enrollment increases; new science building approved

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Washington State University experienced a significant enrollment jump across all campuses this semester as compared with the same semester last year, Interim WSU President Daniel J. Bernardo told the WSU Board of Regents Friday. » More …

WSU Spokane selects Jensen-Byrd property developer

By Terren Roloff, WSU Spokane

Jensen-Byrd-2-webSPOKANE, Wash. – JB LLC, a proposed limited liability corporation, has been selected as the developer that will have the opportunity to negotiate a ground lease of the Pine Street property on the Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane campus. » More …

Advisor offers ‘second set of eyes’ for delivery business

By Hope Belli Tinney, Washington SBDC

Mike-ArnoldLEAVENWORTH, Wash. – For more than a decade Mike Arnold was one of the most successful insurance agents in Washington, specializing in writing high cash-value life insurance policies. » More …

How a joking phrase builds rapport … no kidding

By J. Adrian Aumen, College of Arts & Sciences

Nancy-BellPULLMAN, Wash. – The phrase “just kidding” is more than a way to escape a failed attempt at humor. Research has found it serves at least four distinct functions and plays an important role in maintaining relationships. » More …