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Feb. 16, March 23, April 13: Community health series
February 1, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – A three-part lecture series about human development across the lifespan will be Feb. 16, March 23 and April 13, hosted by Washington State University Extension’s child and family research unit and human development department.

WSU wins grant for recycled textile innovation
January 31, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University has won a $365,000 grant for research on recycling cotton waste products into high quality regenerated fibers for consumer goods.

Winning professional spirit wear to be manufactured, sold
January 24, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – The winning design by students last semester for professional women’s Washington State University spirit wear is a Chanel-inspired jacket that will be manufactured and available at WSU retail outlets.

Starts Jan. 25: Stress study seeks student participants
January 24, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Undergraduate students are sought to participate in a Washington State University-based study examining the effects of human-animal interaction on coping with academic stress. An information session will be 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in CUE 119.

Vaccinating increases family wealth, girls’ education
December 14, 2016

By Marcia Hill Gossard, College of Veterinary Medicine

PULLMAN, Wash. – A Washington State University-led research team found households in rural Africa that vaccinate their cattle for East Coast fever increased their income and spent the additional money on food and education. Researchers also found that when fewer cattle died from the fever, girls were more likely to attend secondary school.

Jan. 28: Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool
December 6, 2016

winter-expoSTANWOOD, Wash. – Edible wild plants, home orchard pruning, beekeeping and pole building construction are just some of the 180 classes – 52 of them new – that will be offered at the annual Country Living Expo and Cattlemen’s Winterschool on Jan. 28 at Stanwood High School.

WSU graduate escapes homelessness, helps teen addicts
December 6, 2016

By Seth Trucott, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

jeffrey-reams-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Putting a history of drugs and homelessness behind him, Jeffrey Reams, 34, found the strength to get a college education and prepare to receive his degree in human development on Dec. 10 from Washington State University Vancouver.

Professor to testify before Congress about foster care
December 1, 2016

By Scott Weybright, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences

amy-salazar-webVANCOUVER, Wash. – Youth in the foster care system receive little support once they turn 18, especially when it comes to pursuing postsecondary education.