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Aug. 1: Family fun opens ‘Daughters of Hanford’ exhibit
July 30, 2015

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By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – The “Daughters of Hanford” multimedia project opens Saturday, Aug. 1, with a ribbon cutting and Reactor Factor Kids’ Day celebration 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the REACH here.

Identifying grapevine fungus may help fight disease
July 23, 2015

By Erika Holmes, Viticulture & Enology

Holland-webPULLMAN, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University have documented seven fungal species that cause cankers in grapevines. These new findings could reduce the incidence of grapevine trunk disease in Washington vineyards by preventing the problem before it becomes widespread.

WSU Tri-Cities presents Chancellor’s Summer Scholars
July 10, 2015

RICHLAND, Wash. — Three undergraduate students were awarded research grants from Washington River Protection Solutions this summer as part of the Chancellor’s Summer Scholars Program at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

WSU Tri-Cities graduate to release wine on his own label
July 7, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

RICHLAND, Wash. – Robb Zimmel remembers as a child watching his German relatives create concoctions from grapes and beets, onions and rhubarb. It wasn’t a stew, though, but wine that was cooked, bottled, capped with balloons and left to ferment.

WSU resources help fulfill aspiring doctor’s dream
July 1, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

SebastianFernandez-mug-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Sebastian Fernandez has learned lessons about teamwork, the “art” of experiential learning and the rewards of rigorous study as an undergraduate at Washington State University Tri-Cities. He hopes to apply and expand those skills in the first class of WSU’s new medical school in Spokane, Wash.

WSU praises Senate support for FAA Center of Excellence
June 26, 2015

RICHLAND, Wash. – Officials at Washington State University applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee today for including $10.5 million for the FAA Center of Excellence for Alternative Jet Fuels and Environment in its funding measure for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies.

Tri-Cities nursing director named fellow of AANP
June 9, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

Debbie-Nogueras-webRICHLAND, Wash. – The new director of the Washington State University Tri-Cities College of Nursing was recently elected a fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in recognition of her work in health care education and access.

June 11: WSU Tri-Cities to host first Nonprofit Summit
June 9, 2015

By Maegan Murray, WSU Tri-Cities

mooyoung-webRICHLAND, Wash. – Washington State University Tri-Cities will bring together the expertise of more than 70 nonprofit professionals, stakeholders and community leaders to achieve transformational change locally when it hosts the first Nonprofit Summit 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, June 11, in Consolidated Information Center 120.