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April 21: WSU to host aerospace research symposium
April 15, 2014

PULLMAN, Wash. – Featuring the theme, “Advancing Public-Private Partnerships in Aerospace,” the second annual research symposium of The Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation (JCATI) will be held April 21 in the Compton Union Building at Washington State University.

Library hours again extended for dead week, finals
April 15, 2014

DEAD-WEEK-POSTER-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Back by popular demand, Washington State University students will have round-the-clock access to Holland and Terrell libraries during the last two weeks of the semester.

April 17: Lawyer discusses patenting aspects of nature
April 15, 2014

Eric-Williams-80PULLMAN, Wash. – New federal guidelines for what products of nature might be eligible for patents will be discussed by a pharmacist/intellectual property lawyer at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 17, in the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Building 305 at Washington State University Pullman. The presentation will be videoconferenced in SPBS 409 at WSU Spokane.

Rock Doc: Grizzly bear research might help human medicine
April 15, 2014

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

peters-e-k-2010-80PULLMAN, Wash. – I’ve gained 5 pounds since last summer. My body mass index is still fine, but I need to stop gaining to keep it that way.

Outgoing behavior makes for happier humans
April 15, 2014

By Rebecca E. Phillips, University Communications

Happy-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Happy is as happy does, apparently—for human beings all over the world. Not only does acting extroverted lead to more positive feelings across several cultures, but people also report more upbeat behavior when they feel free to be themselves.

April 24: Student winners join orchestra on ‘The Planets’
April 14, 2014

orchestra-150PULLMAN, Wash. – Three movements from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst and other selections will be performed in a free, public concert by the Washington State University Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in Bryan Hall.

April 14-16: Freshmen display, explain their research
April 14, 2014

freshman-research-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Posters and presentations about work done by 480 first-year students will be exhibited Monday-Wednesday, April 14-16, in the CUE second-floor atrium at Washington State University.

May 3: ‘Mo better blues at Beasley Coliseum
April 14, 2014

By Gail Siegel, WSU Performing Arts

KebMo-80PULLMAN, Wash. – Three-time Grammy winner Keb’ Mo’ will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at Washington State University’s Beasley Coliseum in support of his first new album in three years, “BLUESAmericana” (Kind of Blue Music). It is set for release on April 22.

Mentally ill get handcuffs, not helping hand
April 14, 2014

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Makin-80PULLMAN, WASH. – A person with schizophrenia shouts incoherently in a city playground; a woman in the throes of a psychotic crisis hurls rocks against a door; a young man with autism in the middle of a busy road pushes the police officer who tries to move him to a sidewalk.