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Student research, retention thrive with team mentoring

By Steve Nakata, Student Affairs

PULLMAN, Wash. – While their friends spent the summer waiting tables or stocking store shelves, three Washington State University seniors donned white lab coats and helped advance research in reproductive biology. » More …

July 28: Field day shares research at WSU Organic Farm

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

PULLMAN, Wash. – A free, public field day at Washington State University’s Eggert Family Organic Farm will start at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 28. It will demonstrate how research is hitting its stride in the farm’s second year at its new location. » More …

Aug. 2: Undergraduates showcase summer research

By Bev Makhani, Undergraduate Education

undergraduate-researchPULLMAN, Wash. – Noel Schulz, engineering professor and WSU first lady, will deliver the keynote speech opening the Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, in Smith CUE 203. Undergraduates from universities across the nation will present posters at the free, public symposium 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Smith CUE atrium at Washington State University. » More …

Summer research brings undergraduates to WSU

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By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture

PULLMAN, Wash. – Nearly 60 undergraduates from around the country have arrived at Washington State University for unique summer research experiences working with faculty mentors on a wide variety of projects. » More …

National Goldwater honors go to WSU undergraduates

Rocchi,-left,-Summers-and-MatzPULLMAN, Wash. – Three Washington State University students have received national recognition from the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. » More …

April 26: Expo shows engineering, computer science projects

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – A self-driving fuel-cell car, a prosthetic arm and a solar-powered hot water heater are among the 14 projects that will be showcased during the 2016 Washington State University Tri-Cities Engineering and Computer Science Senior Design Expo at 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in the West Atrium. » More …

Undergraduate researchers receive WSU SURCA awards

PULLMAN, Wash.— More than 235 students, presenting just over 200 posters, landed a total of 51 awards at Washington State University’s largest-ever Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) this week, according to Shelley Pressley, director of the Office of Undergraduate Research, which hosted the event. » More …

Today: SURCA undergraduate research closes Showcase

SURCA logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Wearable technology, zooplankton migration and mechanical pruning of apple trees are but three of more than 200 topics to be presented by students today at the fifth annual Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) at 3:30 p.m. in the CUB ballroom at Washington State University. The awards ceremony starts at 4:45 p.m. » More …

Three students earn national minority research awards

By Beverly Makhani, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three undergraduate researchers at Washington State University recently won national awards for presentations at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Seattle. » More …

Student research, judging deadlines Feb. 22, March 11, 21

SURCA-logoPULLMAN, Wash. – Abstracts from undergraduate researchers are due Feb. 22 for the fifth annual Washington State University Showcase for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA) on the afternoon of March 28 in the CUB ballroom. » More …