Getting ready for school on a snowy day can be quite a challenge for young children. In addition to eating breakfast, getting dressed and packing up workbooks, they have to remember extra things like boots, gloves, a hat, and a coat. Undergraduate researcher Jenna (Eva) Caneva helped turn this real-life scenario into a simple cognition exercise to test the ability of 6-to-10-year-olds to follow instructions.
Lambert Ngenzi wants to use what he is learning about geospatial analysis to help farmers in rural Africa conserve and manage vital water resources. He already has participated on an international research project improving water reservoirs in Ghana and Burkina Faso, a role he would have trouble envisioning for himself just a few years ago as a war refugee.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Twenty-seven Washington State University students at Pullman and Vancouver have received two types of awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research, part of WSU Undergraduate Education.
PULLMAN, Wash. – The 2017 WSU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium, featuring presentations from 90 students from across the nation including WSU, will be open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Fri., Aug. 4, in the Smith CUE Atrium.
By Sammi Mischkot, graduate assistant, Emeritus Society
PULLMAN, Wash. – The WSU Emeritus Society, as is its annual tradition, has selected four outstanding undergraduates to receive $500 awards for their contribution to WSU research.
RICHLAND, Wash. – Students will deliver presentations on their research, classroom projects and art noon-1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, May 2-4, as part of the Undergraduate Research Symposium and Art Exhibition at Washington State University Tri-Cities.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Fifty-seven undergraduates won 51 awards for their research presentations at Washington State University’s annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on March 27. Nearly 225 students participated in eight categories.
By Addy Hatch, College of Nursing
SPOKANE, Wash. – More than half the states mandate suicide-prevention training for public school teachers, but only seven states have policies requiring healthcare professionals to get similar training. That’s one of the findings of a research study conducted by Washington State University College of Nursing student Sara Van Natta.
By Erik Gomez, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
PULLMAN, Wash. – Unlike classes where there is often a right answer, the summer research program at Washington State University introduces students to a messy world where they have to ask the questions themselves – and where the answers are often unclear.