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July 10: Lecture with USDA food, ag chief rescheduled
July 9, 2014

Ramaswamy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – The Wednesday lecture at Washington State University with Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture, has been rescheduled.

Rock Doc: An ancient American woman buried by the sea
July 8, 2014

By E. Kirsten Peters, College of Agricultural, Human & Natural Resource Sciences 

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – I need a cap on my front tooth redone – it has a significant chip. Luckily I live at a time when dentists are in every city and town, plying their trade in ways that can help us each day.

Students learn to negotiate, network at leadership training
July 8, 2014

By Teresa Lane, CUB public relations intern

women-students-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Two students gained confidence and leadership skills at recent training funded in part by a Washington State University regent and the Women’s Resource Center Student Achievement Scholarship.

3-D imaging system available for WSU researchers to use
July 7, 2014

Ivis-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A new piece of equipment will allow Washington State University researchers to do high-precision, long-term studies using fewer animals and chemicals, potentially reducing costs and increasing the validity of results.

Three professors among the world’s most cited, influential
July 7, 2014

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By Kate Nelson, College of Engineering & Architecture intern

PULLMAN, Wash. – Three professors in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture have been named among the top cited or influential scientific researchers in the world.

Teams contend to design, build Everett facility
July 7, 2014

Everett-200EVERETT, Wash. – Three teams have made the short list to design and erect a new building at Washington State University North Puget Sound Everett. Construction is anticipated to begin in summer 2015 and conclude in summer 2017.

Bee ‘shouts’ might evolve as more effective than ‘whispers’
July 7, 2014

Eavesdropping-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Let’s say you’re a bee and you’ve spotted a new and particularly lucrative source of nectar and pollen. What’s the best way to communicate the location of this prize cache of food to the rest of your nestmates without revealing it to competitors, or “eavesdropping” spies, outside of the colony?

July 21-24: Pilot workshop about STEM teaching with a twist
July 7, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News 

Davis-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Wanted: Professors, post doctorate and graduate students from Washington State University who want to teach science not just as a class but as an event. Must be creative, motivated and willing to learn how to alter the traditional one-way lecture approach of teaching biology, botany, engineering – you name it. Several-day commitment is required.