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Architecture students learn while building theater set
March 31, 2015

PULLMAN, Wash. – School of Design and Construction students are applying skills they’ve learned in class to help build sets for the Washington State University Performing Arts (WSUPA) spring theater production. “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” opens Friday.

Ask Dr. Universe: Why is ripe fruit sweet?
March 31, 2015

Dr-Universe-230WENATCHEE, Wash. – My friend Kate Evans said the answer really depends on whether you want the perspective of a person, a plant or even a cat. Evans is a plant scientist at Washington State University in Wenatchee, where she investigates fruit in the Apple Capital of the World.

Direct measurements show lower local methane emissions
March 31, 2015

By Tina Hilding, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

Lamb-BPULLMAN, Wash. – A team led by Washington State University researchers has found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems in cities and towns throughout the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years with significant variation by region. 

April 10: Finalists compete to develop plastic waste solutions
March 31, 2015

By Craig Lawson, International Programs

PULLMAN, Wash. – Five finalist teams will present their solutions for dealing with plastic waste in the environment at the free, public Annual Global Case Competition at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 10, in Todd Hall 216 at Washington State University.

April 4: Free dance party, art show light up WSU art museum
March 31, 2015

By Debby Stinson, Museum of Art/WSU

EXPOSURE-COVERPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Museum of Art gallery will be transformed into a high-end dance hall for the free “Exposure” student dance party 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday, April 4.

April 11: Teddy bear clinic part of vet college open house
March 31, 2015

Stuffed-animal-surgery-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine will hold its teddy bear surgery clinic 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, April 11. Children can bring their favorite stuffed animals, dress up in surgical clothing and assist veterinary students.

April 9: Revolutionizing Alzheimer’s, cancer, other treatments
March 31, 2015

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Harding-JoeSEATTLE – Activating or inhibiting the growth factors linked to dementia, cancer and wound healing will be discussed at the free, public Washington State University Innovators lecture and reception 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, Seattle.

Dog rose from the grave to live again
March 31, 2015

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Theia-webPULLMAN, WASH. – She was a wandering dog who belonged to no one and to everyone. People in Moses Lake, Wash., would scratch her head and feed her scraps of food. Then, a little more than a month ago, she was hit by a car. And in what appears to have been a misguided mercy killing, someone struck her on the skull with a hammer and buried her in a field.