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WSU President’s Teaching Academy welcomes 27 new members
May 7, 2020

Twenty-seven faculty members from six colleges and 17 departments are the newest members of the President’s Teaching Academy at Washington State University, nearly doubling the membership in the institution’s premier organization dedicated to teaching excellence.

WSU’s Team Zephyr design mattress for a better night’s sleep
May 7, 2020

The students are seeking to patent their Zephyr Mattress, a mattress targeted to people with mobility or sleep issues, and to launch a company. The students recently earned a second-place finish in this year’s Northwest Entrepreneur Competition with their mattress design and business idea.

Helping fish thrive
April 21, 2020

A WSU research team led by Nick Engdahl is working to rewrite the book on how to prevent culverts from becoming fish migration barriers.

Three Minute Thesis crowns its 2020 winner
April 14, 2020

Ashley Vu, a mechanical engineering doctoral student, has won this year’s Three Minute Thesis event. Due to social distancing restrictions, each competitor gave their presentation to judges via Zoom.

Changes to drylands with future climate change
April 3, 2020

A WSU-led study published in Nature Communications found that drylands around the world will expand because of future climate change, but their average productivity will likely be reduced.

Voiland student competes on Wheel of Fortune
March 31, 2020

Keenan Souve, a civil engineering junior, competed on Wheel of Fortune this February after years of watching the show with his mom. His episode is scheduled to air April 7.

Speeding up machine learning
March 16, 2020

New WSU research could help improve the speed and accuracy of computers and robotic systems that instantly analyze images, reason and solve problems. Their work could be used in technology for self-driving cars in addition to many other applications such as robotic surgery.