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WSU research sought for parent-teen project
November 29, 2016

By Corrie Wilder, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication

parent-teen-communicationPULLMAN, Wash. – Two Washington State University researchers have been asked to join a nationwide crowdfunded project to help parents and teens communicate about romantic and sexual relationships.

Online leadership program earns international award
November 14, 2016

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s Tidal Leadership certificate program has won the 2016 Online Learning Consortium’s Outstanding Online Program award. Criteria include access, learning, effectiveness, cost effectiveness and student and faculty satisfaction.

Grant to help parents guide their college students
October 17, 2016

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

laura-hillPULLMAN, Wash. – Parenting doesn’t end when children head off to college, though there’s not much advice for what parents should do. With a five-year, nearly $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, researchers at Washington State University will look at how parents can best support their college-age offspring.

Challenge courses especially benefit non-whites, girls
May 31, 2016


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

SEATTLE – A platform balances two feet above the ground on a central pivot point. How do you get a dozen people onto that platform without tilting it so far that it touches the ground?

Ask Dr. Universe: Why do we age?
March 15, 2016

Dr-Universe-230VANCOUVER, Wash. – It’s usually later in life that we see the more dramatic signs of aging, like gray hair, wrinkles and lots of birthday candles on our cake. But we really start growing older from the time we are born.